Scotland independents struggle with monarchy

August 1, 2013

According to the Scottish Express:

CIVIL war erupted in the independence campaign yesterday after the leader of Yes Scotland insisted that Prince George of Cambridge should never be King of Scots.

Dennis Canavan said a breakaway country should scrap the monarchy through a second referendum if the Nationalists win next year’s poll.

The former Labour MP and independent MSP said he was in favour of an elected head of state – putting him on a collision course with First Minister Alex Salmond.

Mr Salmond has alienated republicans within his party by wanting to retain the Queen… even if Scotland votes to leave the UK.

To read the entire article in the Scottish Express, please click here.

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