Nicola Sturgeon was left embarrassed after the "anti-English" comments
The First Minister was left embarrassed last week and forced to condemn "anti-English" comments in the wake of Dave Doogan's remarks.
Mr Doogan, deputy leader of SNP-run Perth and Kinross Council, suggested Scotland had been "under the heel of foreign influence and power for 300 years".
He added: "The island of Britain is no longer subject to the actions of quislings who may seek to see smaller cultures extinguished on an island of coffins by redcoats."
Sturgeon faced calls to discipline Dave Doogan
The island of Britain is no longer subject to the actions of quislings who may seek to see smaller cultures extinguished on an island of coffins by redcoats
Today it emerged Mr Doogan, a former aide to Deputy First Minister John Swinney, had refused to say sorry.
Offered the opportunity to make a clarification or apologise he told the Courier newspaper: "I have no comment to make."
Challenging the First Minister to take action Tory MSP Murdo Fraser said: "The SNP feigns horror whenever anyone accuses the party of being anti-English.
Sturgeon tried to distance herself from his remarks
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"Well, Dave Doogan isn't doing anything to help that suspicion.
"Although Nicola Sturgeon tried to distance herself from his remarks, it is still not clear what action she will take.
"And given his lack of contrition, if the SNP leader doesn't act decisively, we can only conclude that she thinks that language like this is acceptable from a senior elected SNP politician."
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It is still not clear what action Sturgeon will take
An SNP spokesman said: "As the First Minister made very clear last week the SNP condemns all comments that are in any way, shape or form racist or anti-English or that in any way seek to divide people on the basis of their ethnicity."
He also repeated Ms Sturgeon's claim that the SNP, Scottish Government and the "wider independence movement" were "among the loudest voices in the UK" to be calling for diversity and tolerance.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan sparked controversy earlier this month after comparing Scottish Nationalism and racism at Scottish Labour's spring conference.