Indyref campaigner criticised for ‘England out of Scotland’ banner in Edinburgh

A Scottish independence campaigner has been criticised for holding a banner which reads ‘England out of Scotland’ as he demonstrated in Edinburgh.

Sunday, 28th April 2019, 11:33 am
Updated Sunday, 28th April 2019, 11:36 am

Sean Clerkin, of the Scottish Resistance, was protesting outside SNP conference yesterday.

James Scott, founder of the Scottish Resistance, said a meeting of the group had agreed the banner was “not acceptable” and should instead have read: “Westminster out of Scotland”.

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He added: “Clerkin getting no support for this from the Scottish Resistance decided to go ahead with it any way. When we make a banner we put our name on it.

“We would like to make it very clear that this banner has absolutely nothing to do with The Scottish Resistance.”