Sadly, we are the most nanny state part of the UK, as leftwing parties rule and there is little conservative opposition.
We arent sheep, but we arent the Scottish lion of old.
“We arent sheep, but we arent the Scottish lion of old.”
Oh, but you are still stubborn bast**ds once you get stirred up enough. The thistle is your national symbol, after all. Hopefully, disquiet you describe turns into a shout.