Gordon Brown: Scottish independence could cause '50 years of conflict' - News Summed Up

Gordon Brown: Scottish independence could cause '50 years of conflict'


By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For MailonlinePublished: 07:58 EDT, 13 June 2021 | Updated: 08:42 EDT, 13 June 2021Gordon Brown today said he fears there could be '50 years of conflict' between Scotland and England if Nicola Sturgeon wins her push for independence. The former prime minister said he believes there is 'no future in neighbouring nations fighting each other'. Mr Brown was asked this morning what he believes Labour should be doing to restore its status in Scotland. 'So we have got to be the party of solidarity, of talking about empathy, reciprocity, cooperation and sharing. Ms Sturgeon told Boris Johnson after the SNP's election victory last month that she believes a re-run of the 2014 independence vote is 'a matter of when - not if'.


Source: The Nation June 13, 2021 12:45 UTC



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