Brown Raps Bojo Over UK Break-Up
Daily Record|May 13, 2021
Scottish independence could be all Boris Johnson is remembered for, Gordon Brown has warned.
Chris McCall

The former Labour leader has said that the Tory Prime Minister does not understand the Union despite his much vaunted credentials as a historian.

The argument over the future of the UK and Scotland’s place within it has intensified in recent days since the SNP was re-elected to serve a fourth term at Holyrood.

Nicola Sturgeon has told the PM that a second vote on independence is a question of “when, not if” since her party won 48 per cent of the vote and 64 of 129 MSPs.

Brown, who stood down as prime minister in 2010, said there is a demand for further devolution of power across the UK, but is against the so-called devo max option which would hand nearly all fiscal controls to Holyrood.

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