- Anas Sarwar is a Scottish Labour leadership candidate
Our United Kingdom is in urgent need of renewal. Boris Johnson and his party have failed every corner of our country, leaving too many communities behind. This has sparked a growing demand for politics and power to be closer to people.
Throughout this pandemic, we have seen that same disconnect with communities in Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool and Cardiff – just as with those in Glasgow, Edinburgh and beyond. It demonstrates that Johnson isn’t Britain. Just as Nicola Sturgeon isn’t Scotland.