Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder


Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th June 1992.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr Ian Lang Mr Ian Lang , Galloway and Upper Nithsdale 12:00 am, 24th June 1992

My hon. Friend is absolutely right. A substantial majority of the Scottish electorate voted for parties that support the Union. The difference between the Opposition and the Government is that we regard the constitution of the United Kingdom as something to be cherished and guarded, while they regard it as a political plaything to be used to their advantage.