Nicola Sturgeon asked during TV debate if she is ashamed of neglecting schools and hospitals to campaign for independence

Nicola Sturgeon asked during TV debate if she is ashamed of neglecting schools and hospitals to campaign for independence

(left to right) Leader of the Scottish Labour party, Richard Leonard, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, STV’ss Colin Mackay, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Jackson Carlaw and Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Credit: PA Nicola Sturgeon has been asked four times whether she was ashamed of ignoring Scotland’s struggling education and health systems so…


(left to right) Leader of the Scottish Labour party, Richard Leonard, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, STV'ss Colin Mackay, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Jackson Carlaw and Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader
(left to right) Leader of the Scottish Labour party, Richard Leonard, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, STV’ss Colin Mackay, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives Jackson Carlaw and Willie Rennie, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader

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Nicola Sturgeon has been asked four times whether she was ashamed of ignoring Scotland’s struggling education and health systems so she can campaign for another independence referendum.

The First Minister was pressed during an STV debate about the scandal over child deaths at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) and the delayed children’s hospital in Edinburgh.

Opposition party leaders also challenged her over an international education report, showing science and maths performance in Scotland’s schools at a record low. 

Jackson Carlaw, the Scottish Tories’ interim leader, accused her of “doing a tour of the country” campaigning for separation over the past few weeks instead…

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