Jackson Carlaw told Express.co.uk 68 percent of the Scottish economy is linked with the rest of the United Kingdom. Mr Carlaw added although Brexit has made some Scottish voters anxious, the majority of people want to move on from the independence debate after a decade of division.
Mr Carlaw said: “It would be a disaster.
“68 percent of our economy is with the rest of the United Kingdom.
“It is why by such a decisive margin people rejected independence in 2014
“I get that some people are a bit anxious about what Brexit might do but the same polls that confirmed that also confirmed that people don’t want another referendum.
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“They don’t want to see after a decade of Scotland being divided, families, businesses, being total focussed on constitutional politics.
“They want to move on from all of this!”
“I believe that independence would be a disaster but at the same time, I recognise that for younger people we need to articulate and fashion a new argument for the union.
“They are less engaged than older people are by the history, the sentimental history.