Blair is a Scot too

It is an inconvenient truth that ex-prime minister Tony Blair was born in Edinburgh and therefore is a Scot. So rather than blame Westminster for the second Gulf War, Alex Salmond should apologise that a fellow Scot dragged rUK into that perpetual debacle which helped strengthen the new terror threat, Islamic State.

Last Friday SNP MPs persisted in playing petty politics and voted against Britain joining the coalition attempting to defend Iraq against IS.

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Neil Sinclair

Clarence Street