'Desperate act!' Sturgeon savaged over ploy to distract from failing record with Indyref2

Scottish entrepreneur Robert Kilgour lashed out at Nicola Sturgeon’s “desperate” attempt to hold a second Scottish independence referendum meant to cover up for the mess she has created. Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP party is facing an NHS shortage crisis and a cost-of-living crisis, which opposition leaders say, is completely ignored. As a result, Scotland has become the region in Europe with the second-highest drug-related death rate and has seen cancer patients face four-month delays to start their treatment.

Against that backdrop, Mr Kilgour slammed: “The independence announcement of an independence referendum by Nicola Sturgeon, in my view, was a desperate act – a distraction act – by a failing administration.

“I mean, what they should be doing is working with the UK government on economic recovery post-pandemic.

“In fact, people are still dying week by week from Covid.

“Economic recovery should be the number one priority that the Scottish government should be working with the UK government – and the recovery post-pandemic.”

“Offer public services, education and health,” Mr Kilgour said.

“That’s what we should be doing – not this.

“An old client of mine, David Copperfield, the illusionist, is kind of out with his playbook.

“It’s a distraction from the day-to-day, the day jobs failures that the Scottish government have.”

Despite the mounting issues affecting Scots, Nicola Sturgeon is pressing ahead with a second independence referendum. In a show of force, she is now trying to bypass Boris Johnson’s consent and has directly asked the Supreme Court to give a ruling on the legality of Indyref2.

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