Sunday 28 November 2021

Confidence and Supply?

The numbers are different this time, of course. But the last time that the SNP tabled a Motion of No Confidence was in 1979.

That passed by one vote, resulting in the General Election that brought Margaret Thatcher to power with an overall majority of 43, including 22 MPs from Scotland.

Scotland provided Thatcher's majority precisely, at an Election that had effectively been called by the SNP.