Game of Gnomes

I refer to the attached article in the daily Record

This is about SNP, Alister Campbell wanabees without the intelligence

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/snp-infighting-more-like-game-16157699

This is the chickens coming home to roost and all fits in with the SNP culture in general which is probably the reason we, in the independence movement, are in the present position of being parked up in a layby on the road to independence. There have been significant problems in the culture of the SNP in Dundee going back to the referendum campaign in 2014 and some of these problems have connections to some of the people named in this piece. I and others campaigned vigorously throughout the campaign with the Yes bus team but received scant support from the SNP, in fact, some of their actions ( or inactions) could have been seen to be actually counterproductive.
This resistance and incompetence from the SNP in Dundee did not end with the campaign, no, it carried on throughout the period following the 2014 disappointment. We, in the team, wanted to get out and carry the message of independence to the people who, for their own reasons voted no. We expected the SNP to be of a similar mind and carry on a campaign on a lower level to address the issues we lost the referendum on such as the promises that were never going to be fulfilled, We wanted to address the lies told during the campaign such as the awful targeting of pensioners regarding pensions in an independent Scotland.
We arranged rallies and entertainment events but were thwarted at every turn by the SNP controlled council and to make matters worse they actively attempted to disparage efforts made by myself and another female activist, unbelievably using a unionist newspaper to do it. A couple of the people named in this article as officers/employees of the SNP based in the Dundee West office were among the main protagonists in this attempted character assassination.
I have personally warned Chris Law on several occasions that two of these named people would eventualy cause major problems for both the SNP and the independence movement in general. It is now becoming very apparent that he was not of a mind to listen.

I complained to Chris as a result of his employee being involved in the debacle that was in the process of unfolding in connection with the March last year in Dundee organised through AUOB. That is a story on its own and the subject of two blogs I wrote at the time. See below.

https://wordpress.com/block-editor/post/bobsblog.scot/2946

https://wordpress.com/block-editor/post/bobsblog.scot/2976

Incredibly one of these employees of an SNP MP and partner of a Scottish Government minister was part of a cabal set up to carry out a march, the express purpose of which was to subvert the normal application process and conduct a march with “non-compliance” ( spokesperson for the secret committee set up for this purpose own words) being its main aim. Because I objected to this illegal course of action and insisted in compliance and proper public liability insurance I was once again pilloried and in fact received threats of violence.

There is a lot more to come out regarding some of the characters in this black comedy and indeed the reasons we find ourselves in this situation on our road to independence and it can be firmly placed around the culture within the SNP leading back to ( and even before) Nicola Sturgeon became the leader of the SNP

As if that was not bad enough there were attempts made, ( unsuccessfully) again by one of the people mentioned in this article to take control of the yes Bus facebook site. This was only resolved when it was made plain to an SNP Scottish government minister’s office that the press would be involved in her partners part in this and other matters.

There is more, much more, and this will be made apparent when I get around to writing in depth about my experiences in connection with the SNP and the fight for independence in Dundee.

In the meantime, I await with interest to see just what attempts are made to remove these undesirable and disruptive elements from within the SNP structure and culture.

To be honest, I am not holding my breath

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