James Eglinton: The Scottish Government must stop trying to be our parliamentary parent

SPEAKING to the Global Care Gathering in Dreghorn this week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon referred to herself as the “chief corporate parent” – or, as she prefers it, “chief mammy” – of Scotland. While these comments were doubtless spoken to endear, and should be read primarily in context, they nonetheless highlight a problem in our Government’s attempts to support Scotland’s families. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17199035.james-eglinton-the-scottish-government-must-stop-trying-to-be-our-parliamentary-parent/