‘Despite making numerous incendiary remarks and being at the heart of a ‘civil war’ among his own party, 23% of SMEs would still like to see Boris Johnson as the next Prime Minister, closely followed by Theresa May (21%) and Jeremy Corbyn (17%). Interestingly, support for ‘BoJo’ is particularly high in the North East at 30%, while unsurprisingly Nicola Sturgeon takes precedence in Scotland with 23% of the votes.’
What about Ruthie? Isn’t she tipped for FM and PM? See these reliable and authoritative predictions:
I was going to say she’d need to give up the drink but Churchill never did.
For some reason we don’t get to see who came second or third or fourth in the Scottish sub-set.
Is this another wee bit of evidence that Scots are a bit different. Regular readers will know that I’ve been wittering on agreeably about this notion that Scotland is different enough in terms of the commonality of values such as collectivism over individualism to add that factor to its rationale for independence. Of course, it’s not an essential requirement to justify independence and there are many Scots (Tory supporters) who might be better swapped with ‘nice’ English folk, but it does seem important to our NoMedia for them to want to undermine it all the time:
Here are some only of the many reports here on related matters:
Only in Scotland! ‘A review of small country’s approaches to public policy reform in response to economic, demographic and other pressures found that only in Scotland could this ‘golden thread’ be so clearly discerned’