Douglas Ross claims to be working class hero, says Nicola Sturgeon is “detached” from ordinary voters
Douglas Ross claims that Nicola Sturgeon “broke away from working class communities.”
The Scottish Conservative leader is expected to boldly claim a meeting on the sidelines of the Manchester Conservative conference.
Ross will argue that the Scottish Conservatives are the only party to represent the working classes against the “comfortable Holyrood consensus” on issues such as free speech and fair justice.
In a savage attempt to present himself as a working class warrior, the Tory leader will say: ‘Working class workers across Scotland are looking to Holyrood and seeing a Scottish Parliament that does not represent them. It largely ignores them and belittles their values.
“There is a representation gap for workers. Until recently, many of them had turned away from politics altogether.
In a stunt at Labor, Ross will claim: “They used to vote for a party – but he left them behind years ago.”
Tory leader to boast next electoral wall to fall will be SNP dominance over Scotland
He must tell loyal Conservative delegates: “There is once again a party that stands up for the workers.
“My party will not look back. We look forward to the next wall to fall. It won’t be red this time. It will be SNP yellow.
“Nicola Sturgeon has broken away from working class communities marred by drug-related deaths and marred by all the other failures her government is too distracted to tackle.”
“She has become disconnected, speaking with disdain to anyone who is not speaking at her supposedly higher intelligence level.”
The SNP said the Tory leader should start the conference with an apology to millions of families who find themselves worse off due to Tory cuts, tax hikes and the growing Brexit crisis.
SNP’s Ian Blackford ridiculed the Conservatives’ claims, saying, “Despite all the empty rhetoric, you can’t level up by impoverishing people – but that’s exactly what this Conservative government has done. “
Scottish Labor Deputy Leader Jackie Baillie said: ‘While Douglas Ross is happy to give the green light to the cruel cut of universal credit and to engage in the politics of grudge and grievance with the SNP, the Scottish Labor Party will fight for a better future for the people. from Scotland to UK.
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