We're all Jock Tamson's Bairns

Patriotic young British people at the 2014 referendum, in Glasgow

We've had at least 12 years of listening to the Nats saying, "Britain Sucks".

It's time for to hear about how Great...Britain is, for a change.

And in that regard, we love to speak of our home town, Glasgow, as "a Great Union City" whose people stand in solidarity with all the other people of the United Kingdom.

A city which stands in solidarity not only with people in Scotland alone – as the ScotNats and Greens would have it – but we stand in solidarity with the entire United Kingdom.

As we said in our address here, it does not matter if you live in Aberdeen or Aberystwyth, Bannockburn or Belfast, Carstairs or Carlisle, Dundee or Donaghadee.

Edinburgh or Eastbourne, Glasgow or Glastonbury, we are all the same people united in history, geography, language, family ties, culture, traditions and institutions; and the Monarchy, which gave us the Union of the Crowns under the Scottish King in 1603, who became James VI of Great Britain.

And it was King James (Jack) VI who designed our wonderful Union flag!

Polls consistently show that on most political matters there is basically no difference between the thoughts of the Scottish versus the thoughts of the English.

Truly, we ar