“I find it very sad because this isn’t an economic argument for me, this isn’t an argument over whether Scotland is big enough or too small, or whether England would be better or worse without Scotland.”
It comes as Nicola Sturgeon attempts to push through a second independence vote, the last having taken place in 2014, where remain won by ten percentage points.
Ms Sturgeon now says it is time for another vote in light of Brexit, as Scotland voted in favour of remaining a part of the EU while the rest of the UK voted overwhelmingly to leave.
Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, has, however, consistently played-down the idea of another vote, outright saying he would not cede Holyrood the power to hold one.
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