Scottish independence would help Labour rediscover its soul | Humza Yousaf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Scottish independence would help Labour rediscover its soul | Humza Yousaf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

For those who joined the Labour party for its traditional and laudable social democratic values, many were left aghast that a Labour-led government could send our troops into an illegal war in the face of a UN mandate, scrap the 10p tax rate and curtail many of our most basic civic liberties. Ed Balls acceptance of austerity does little to encourage traditional Labour party voters that things have changed in opposition.

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The Labour party was born and founded on the Scottish egalitarian principles of Keir Hardie and Robert Cunninghame Graham and the only way to rediscover their Scottish soul is with independence from London.

via Scottish independence would help Labour rediscover its soul | Humza Yousaf | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk.

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