It's always good to be reminded what Cameron's Tories really believe.
‘If we’d have proposed cutting Scotland loose five years ago, we would have been accused of leaving it to the wolves,’ one shadow minister told me. ‘Salmond is stupid enough to see this as emancipation, so let’s do it.’ He added that his favoured policy was ‘lining the Tweed with explosives and floating Scotland off towards Iceland’ — but that fiscal autonomy was ‘the next best thing’.
Thursday, 17 April 2008
What Cameron's Tories really believe about the United Kingdom
In the middle of Fraser Nelson's argument in the Spectator today for the Tories to kick Scotland out of the union, there is this revealing passage (emphasis added):