A four-day week with no loss of pay. Phasing out diesel cars in just five years. Curbs on banking, restrictions on executive pay, and a universal income paid out to everyone regardless of whether you do any work or not. If nothing else, the Scottish Green Party is at least honest about its intentions. It is against economic growth, and it has the policies to make sure there is absolutely no risk of ever getting any. This is a party that Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is about to hand a share of power to. In the rest of the UK, or in countries such as Germany, the Greens are soft-Left liberals, with some nice ideas on the environment that even most Tories could sign up for. In Scotland, they are a hard-Left party, pushing a range of policies that will hammer business, scare off investors and destroy confidence.
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