Johann Lamont’s resignation

Just a week after the independence referendum, Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigned, claiming she had had enough of the UK party treating Scotland like a “branch office”.
BBC: Johann Lamont resignation: Scottish Labour leader stands down immediately
In a sense, this is a tacit admission of the open secret that the main reason for the vehemence with which Labour opposed independence was their need of Scottish votes to have a fighting chance against Tories in the next Westminster election.

 

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