Linda Fabi­ani

East Kilbride News - - NEWS -

As I write this, the Chan­cel­lor of the Ex­che­quer down at West­min­ster is pre­sent­ing his Bud­get to the Par­lia­ment there.

So, not much I can say about that, though I am not con­vinced at all by the state­ments about “aus­ter­ity be­ing over”.

I do be­lieve, though, his state­ment that if there is a ‘no deal Brexit’ then he’s back to the draw­ing board.

What is quite clear is that with just weeks to go be­fore an agree­ment needs to be signed, the UK Government does not have a co­her­ent or uni­fied po­si­tion that it can put be­fore the Euro­pean Union at the other side of the ne­go­ti­at­ing ta­ble. What is clear is that UK Government min­is­ters are in­ca­pable of reach­ing agree­ment even within their own party.

There is no plan, and there is no plan to get a plan!

My mail­bag re­flects the un­cer­tain­ties of East Kil­bride res­i­dents; from those ter­ri­fied about the re­ports of short­ages of much-needed med­i­cal sup­plies, to par­ents won­der­ing about miss­ing wed­dings

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