End the pretense of the Union now…

Simon Heffer, in ebullient form, is arguing that the Tories should abandon it’s age old pro Union stance, and “learn from the horrors contingent upon the rejection of Gladstone’s Home Rule Bill in 1886 that gave us 120 years of misery with Ireland – is that if a part of the Kingdom wishes to go its own way then nothing should be done to stop it.”

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