57 Benefits of the UK Union


3 Great British Flags, photographed in Edinburgh.

"What are the benefits of the Union", you ask? You want us to "Name 3 Positive Benefits of the UK"? How about we name at least 50! You want us to "Name 3 things which Scotland can do in the UK, but could not do if it were independent"? That's the same question, so no problemo. Here you go!

One of the things the Scottish Nationalists love to do is to ask unionists to "Name 3 Benefits of the Union".

Please note, this is never asked in a genuine spirit of enquiry. Indeed, many ScotNats are possessed by a destructive spirit.

Rather, they are working to a script.

They are trying to draw you into debate and then try to prove you wrong.

If you do mention 3 things, they will either try to dismantle them, or they will say that such things will "always exist" even if Scotland is independent, or they'll ask you to name another 3 things.

A variation of the "Name 3 Benefits" is "Name 3 things which Scotland can do in the UK, but could not do if it were independent."

Again, if you name 3 things, they will try to tell you that Scotland could still do them even if it were independent. Or if they can't answer, they will ask you for another 3, and so on.

It is just a way of trying to draw you into their little web. It is just a way that they try to control the debate; to tr