HOW very generous of Sir Keir Starmer to say that, following the resignation of Liz Truss as Prime Minister, the public should have its say via a General Election.

Yet despite the Scottish people having their say in every major election in Scotland since 2015 – and voting for the SNP and their policy of a second independence referendum – Starmer and his BritNat pals in the main UK political parties are ignoring the democratic wishes of Scotland and denying us that referendum.

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Maybe Starmer should be clear and explain that it’s only the English voters he respects as he continues to ignore Scotland’s votes and our democratic demand for a referendum.

I wonder how Starmer would feel if Labour won the next General Election but the Tories refused to hand over the reins of power – would he accept that? So why should Scotland accept the democracy-denying policies of Starmer and his colleagues in the British Labour, Tory and LibDem parties?

Cllr Kenny MacLaren