He certainly sounded decisive and statesmanlike. Standing outside Downing Street David Cameron declared that the Scottish referendum result had “kept our country of four nations together” and it was time for the United Kingdom now to “move forward”.
Yesterday as Scots we voted to maintain our 307-year-old union and bring faster, better, safer change to Scotland than would have been achieved by separation. I am proud that we have reaffirmed all that we have in common and that binds us together across the UK.
In the wake of Scotland’s rejection of independence, the question of whether MPs from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland should be allowed to vote on policies that only affect England is now being pushed to the forefront of the debate.