“I don’t do actually at the moment very much international travel for leisure” says Gordon in a convoluted dig at Blair. So how does he travel to Scotland? High emission flights, or lower emission trains? You know if Scotland was free and independent, he wouldn’t have to do all that wasteful travel down to Westminster at all. Wouldn’t that be the greenest solution?
“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”