Saturday, 6 September 2014
The savage racism turning Scotland into a no-go zone for the English
Alison and Ken Porter are selling their bungalow on the outskirts of Stirling, where they moved to from Yorkshire and moving back after claiming they could no longer cope with the level of hostility.
In the past few years, they say locals have twice vandalised their home and strangers occasionally accuse them of ‘stealing’ jobs. It is less than a fortnight until Scotland will vote in the independence referendum and polls show the race has narrowed to as few as six percentage points. Labour MP Jim Murphy was pelted with eggs on Kirkcaldy High Street last week, moments after a shaven-headed man had squared up to his supporters shouting: ‘I will f****** knock you out!’