Too much hot air … especially about heat pumps | Scotland
W.to start here? Boris Johnson’s stupid idea of reviving Tony Benn’s ill-fated 1970s import controls and applying them to immigration to raise wages? What about Nicola Sturgeon’s blatant remarks about securing independence when the elders are all dead? In a week of showcasing the absolute lack of political talent in government, it took that great doyen of ideological purity over honesty and intelligence, Scottish Greens chief Patrick Harvie, to create the moment of the week.
Harvie looks and dresses like Captain Mainwaring but makes less sense than Private Pike. Last week he cheerfully warned that by the end of the decade, more than a million Scottish homeowners and 50,000 businesses will have to demolish perfectly efficient gas boilers in order to do so