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Ukip MEP on dangers of an independent Scotland: we’ll end up living in caves, eating cold porridge

11 October 2015

10:08 PM

11 October 2015

10:08 PM

This morning Nicola Sturgeon said in an interview on the Andrew Marr Show that a second referendum on Scottish independence is now ‘inevitable’:

‘I’ve always believed and I still believe today that Scotland will become independent and it will become independent in my lifetime.’

While many unionists were quick to point out that Sturgeon had said that the last referendum was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, David Coburn opted to take a different tack when it came to voicing his opposition to that ‘awful strident woman’:

The Ukip MEP says that if Sturgeon does manage to have her way and make Scotland an independent country, the consequences will be disastrous. However, rather than the usual predictions of a collapse of the economy, Coburn has gone into intricate detail. He says that those who do not manage to flee an independent Scotland will be left ‘weaving shawls’ and ‘living in caves eating cold porridge’.

Happily Sturgeon does not appear to be too fussed about the Ukip politician’s doomsday prophecy:

Given that Sturgeon previously called Coburn a ‘disgrace’ — for comparing an SNP minister to a terrorist, Mr S doubts she’ll lose sleep over the comments.

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