‘Westminster doesn’t own ‘Britishness’’ | S. McDonald- The Scotsman

‘Westminster doesn’t own ‘Britishness’’ | S. McDonald- The Scotsman

Unlike Mr Miliband and Better Together, for most people, Britishness does indeed have far stronger roots and connotations than that, and while Britain represents a very uncomfortable political union, it represents a strong and vibrant social union. Put simply, British identity and Britain will exist long after the British state – just like a Scottish identity and Scotland have existed for more than 300 years without a Scottish state.

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