Berwick-Upon-Tweed would be 'new Calais' after independence

BERWICK-UPON-TWEED will become 'the new Calais' if Scotland becomes independent, Ukip's leader north of the Border has claimed.

Berwick Upon Tweed would be the new Calais according to David Coburn
Berwick Upon Tweed would be the new Calais according to David Coburn

David Coburn said England would need to erect “a barbed-wire frontier at Berwick-upon-Tweed” to stem the flow of immigrants trying to cross the border.

He claimed Syrian refugees settled on the Isle of Bute were “keen to leave” for jobs in England.

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Mr Coburn also said the Scottish Government was “desperate to keep the refugees or the immigrants in Scotland” to “import voters” for their next independence drive.

David Coburn. Picture: TSPL

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said another independence referendum is “highly likely” to preserve Scotland’s place in the European Union.

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David Coburn. Picture: TSPL