Students at universities in the Glasgow region are effectively being held under house arrest in their halls of residence. According to this particular Nicola, it is for their own good. The students are apparently at serious risk of dying from coronavirus.
If we turn to the data to see how many people under 30 have died from Covid in Scotland since the pandemic began, the number is in fact zero.
I have to admit that Mr. Ormerod pisses me off. For he occupies the sensible, free market-ish with provisos, economics slot at City AM. Which leaves me without a look-in there.
Plus he writes better than I do but that’s just piling insult upon injury.