Decisions must be made here
Sir, – Your letter writer Maaike Cook (September 6 ) poses a very pertinent question about respecting the results of referendums.
In 1975 Scotland voted to remain in the EEC (as the EU was in those days)
In 2014 Scotland voted no in the independence referendum, with the explicit guarantee from Better Together that such a vote would ensure Scotland’s continued membership of the EU.
We then get to 2016 and every Scottish local authority area voted in the majority to remain in the European Union.
It all rather begs the question: “How many times must Scotland vote for something before her views are adhered to?”
As it is clear that Westminster cares not a jot for Scotland’s wishes and the “Union of Partners” is no more than a bed-time story to appease lazy Unionists, then the only way to have a government that stands up for Scotland every day of the week, is to secure independence.
Only then will major decisions be taken by us and for us. Henry Malcolm. 331 Clepington Road, Dundee.