BORIS is correct: devolution is a disaster. But for the Tories, not for the people of Scotland. Devolution has given the people of Scotland a voice and a democratic electoral system that is being heard and represented in Holyrood. Quite rightly it has confined the Tories in Scotland to the dustbin of history.

The opportunity for exactly the same to happen in the south is there for the taking if only the Labour party would take up the offer of support from the SNP, the LibDems, Plaid Cymru and the Green party to introduce a fair electoral system that would kick the Tories out of power forever.

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First they must make sure the Tories do not have a majority at the next Westminster General Election. The Scottish Labour party should be demanding that Keir Starmer make it official Labour policy now.

Tony Martin