CAMERON SHOULD DEBATE WITH FIRST MINISTER

CAMERON SHOULD DEBATE WITH FIRST MINISTER

 

LABOUR GANGING UP WITH TORIES HUGE WEAKNESS FOR NO CAMPAIGN

 

The Scottish National Party has said it’s time David Cameron “showed some guts” on the referendum, as the Prime Minister ducked a challenge from Pete Wishart MP at Prime Minister’s Questions to make the case for No in a debate with First Minister Alex Salmond.

 

SNP MP Mr Wishart said:

 

“David Cameron’s failure to accept the debate challenge shows that he is all over the place on Scotland. He previously said ‘I look forward’ to the debate, but now he is running a mile from it.

 

“His Tory-led government at Westminster is leading the No campaign, yet the Prime Minister doesn’t have the guts to debate against the First Minister of Scotland. If the Prime Minister doesn’t have the confidence to debate the issues, why should anyone in Scotland have any confidence in the scaremongering of the No campaign?

 

“Perhaps it’s because David Cameron has also said that Scotland be a ‘successful, independent country’- he knows that the case for No would be demolished in a head-to-head debate with the First Minister, and he knows that the Labour/Tory alliance is a huge weakness for the anti-independence campaign.”