YES we are better
With a referendum on the EU on the horizon, Margaret will find herself in the unfamiliar position of insisting we are“better together”and should stay in the EU.
But she insists there is no contradiction in wanting to stay part of a European union, but not a British one.
“We would still have trading and that social and economic bond with the UK but what we want to do is make decisions of our own and that’s what we want, that’s what we wanted and that’s what we put to the people of Scotland and they decided, on this occasion that they wanted to remain part of the UK.
“I don’t link it together, it’s two totally separate issues.”
I also put it to her that Nicola Sturgeon’s insistence on a“double-lock”for all constituency parts of the UK to have to vote to leave could be seen as hypocritical if she didn’t insist on something similar for council areas in any future Scottish referendum.
“I think really, Scotland has to speak as one voice and it’s not something that’s on our agenda, another referendum.
“Maybe if we do get pulled out of the EU that would be mandate to go