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ref date:9 Oct 1998 (SI)
English nationalists

Sir Malcolm Rifkind and his Tory Party leader William Hague are at logger heads over the 'English Nationalist backlash' to the devolved Scottish parliament.

Rifkind said "The Tory Party should be the last to be seduced by calls for an English parliament. English nationalism would be as disagreeable as Scottish nationalism. It would be divisive and breed resentment amongst the peoples of Britain."

Where has Malcolm been? Why does he think the Scots wanted devolution in the first place? They have resented the domination of English common law and Englands non-existent constitution ruling them for almost 3 centuries!!

The feelings in Scotland are clearly anti-Westminster, NOT anti English.