The Good Friday Agreement allows for a referendum on Irish reunification, within 7 years of the previous event, if there has been a consistent majority in opinion polls and a nationalist majority in the Northern Ireland Assembly or a vote by a majority in the Assembly. These conditions for a referendum have all been more than met in Scotland since the independence referendum of 2014, 7 years ago,
Today SNP MP Allan Dorans, asked the Prime Minister why, in the light of this, he would not agree to a Section 30 Order enabling the democratic will of the Scottish people to be measured and wondered if he was fearful of the outcome?
The answer all-too-predictably resorted to the ‘Scottish Nationalist Party’ jibe, the ‘once-in-a-generation’ myth, and the long-disproved notion that there was no desire for another referendum.
Johnson sneered at all of us like the overweight, Eton school bully, we know him to be. Hopefully the viewers saw through the superficial comedic ‘charm’ of the career psychopath.