Letter: Independence march

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The letter protesting your coverage of the independence march and rally does not carry the name of the author. Why not? Surely such a passionate Unionist should be proud to be associated with such a view.

I didn’t march because my aged legs don’t carry me far these days, but I’m not ashamed to be a supporter of independence. Not just for Scotland but also Wales, and perhaps even Cornwall, in due course.

Seventy eight of the 193 United Nations are smaller than Scotland, so not too wee.

One hundred and seventy nine of the 193 United Nations have less GDP per head than Scotland, so not too poor.

Five Scottish universities are ranked in the world’s top 200, one in 40 rather than one in 193, so not too stupid.

Since 1939, 62 countries have gained their independence from the UK. Not one has begged to come back.

It is our turn.

Tony Williams,
Grumpy, Angry, Tired Old Man,