In this week’s edition of the Dugcast fae the Dughoose I’m joined via Skype by SNP MP Joanna Cherry, the party’s spokesperson for Justice and Home Affairs. Joanna talks about her decision to stand for election as an MSP, and exclusively tells the dugcast that she’s not interested in challenging for party leadership of the SNP – despite what you might have read in certain newspapers. We chat about working in lockdown, about policy development within the SNP and how this lockdown gives party members the perfect opportunity to think about the kind of better and independent Scotland to offer the people of Scotland, about the need for universal basic income, about why the grassroots independence movement shouldn’t abandon the SNP, and much more besides.
Enjoy listening to an SNP politician being able to speak without being interrupted! It’s dugcast policy that it’s only Callum Baird who gets interrupted.
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