The economy, stupid

With recent news that the Scottish economy is flat-lining, unemployment rising and generally performing worse than the rest of the UK, is there any chance that our First Minister will turn her attention to the job in hand.

Having racked up many air miles, hotel points and met an assortment of mid-ranking European bods for no benefit other than the cursory photo-call, would it not be better that the SNP set aside their obsession with indyref2 and concentrate on the domestic agenda for once – that after all is what they are elected and paid to do.

Cllr Gary Mulvaney has been a councillor since 2003 and currently represents the Helensburgh Central ward. He is a senior member of the Administration group that runs the council and chairs the Helensburgh & Lomond Area Committee. He is a member of the Policy & Resources committee, and Depute Lead for Finance.