Strengthening the Union

Part of Scotland – in the House of Commons at 11:02 am on 11th November 2020.

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Photo of Simon Jupp Simon Jupp Conservative, East Devon 11:02 am, 11th November 2020

I represent a constituency that is geographically distant from Scotland, but I know people from Scotland who have made East Devon their home. They, like me, believe we are stronger together and cherish our precious Union. Does my right hon. Friend agree that the UK Government’s efforts during the pandemic—not least the furlough scheme and the £8.2 billion to Scottish public services—show that we have a common drive to defeat the virus, whether in Edinburgh or Exeter, and the SNP needs to focus on delivery, not division?