You’ve probably heard the slogan ‘Global Britain’. It emerged as a sort of call to action post-Brexit. It’s mostly heard down in Westminster and mostly emanates from Tory Party politicians, activists and apologists. Though you’d probably find some UKIP and Brexit Party members mouthing it as well. If there are any of those still paying their subscriptions.
Actually Global Britain is actually more than a post-Brexit slogan. It’s an organisation set up 20 years ago to pursue that Brexiteer vision of a UK freed from EU shackles. And yes, with it come echoes of those times when a lot of the globe appeared pink on on atlases and maps. If you want a look at their agenda, look here.
But is there any real substance in this offer of renewed economic strength and global influence? Or is it a mirage?
Robert (Andy) Anderson of Yes Perth City has pulled together a lot of information, found financial trends, made comparisons with other countries and other decades, and put them together in this video.
UK Unionist supporters continually attack Scottish Independence. This is a look at their Global Briain to show that it is actually failing us all.