Last Friday saw up to 4,000 defiant nursery nurses, parents and
supporters demonstrating on the streets of Glasgow for a decent pay
deal. The protest marked the fifth day of indefinite strike action by
Scotland’s nursery nurses.
Devolution for Scotland has proved to be a disappointment. For many people in Scotland the achievement of an elected devolved parliament after almost 300 years of centralised Westminster government was rightly seen as a step forward.