Mundell destroyed Stugeon's dream of a second referendum and claimed to speak for Scotland
Shouting over an raucous audience, David Mundell dismissed the Scottish crime writer, Val McDermid who said the Scottish are eager to leave the United Kingdom.
Following a bitter confrontation with MP John Swinney, Mundell said: “We’ve had an independence referendum in 2014, I do welcome that we had an overwhelming turnout in that referendum.
“There was a decisive result in that referendum and now it is absolutely clear that the people of Scotland do not want a second referendum.
“If John Swinney and Nicola Sturgeon are genuinely listening to the people of Scotland about the referendum, they will take it off the table now.”
But Mundell’s comments were not supported by many Question Time viewers.
Fri, September 19, 2014
More than 3.6m people turned out to vote in the Scottish independent referendum, resulting in a 'No' vote with 55.3%.Here we take a look at the public's reaction.
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Pro-Union supporters celebrate as Scottish referendum polling results are announced at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, on September 19, 2014
Angus MacNeil, the Chairman of Scotland’s Energy and Climate Change Select Committee immediately took to twitter to embarrass the Secretary.
He tweeted: “Mundell is in a massive panic about another independence referendum and all Scotland knows why!!”
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A fellow twitter user lambasted Mundell and said: “It is absolutely clear the people of Scotland do not want a second referendum’ says Mundell – maybe should remove his blindfold?”
His claims come hours after a Scotland newspaper published a Panelbase poll which claimed, 52.5 per cent of Scottish people said they will opt for an independent Scotland either inside or outside the EU.
Scottish crime writer, Val McDermid looked disapprovingly as Mundell unleashed a rant
Mundell was also savaged for his capability as politician, one twitter user tweeted: "You can understand why Scotland wants independence when they have to listen to David Mundell."
John Swinney, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister clashed with Mundell over the future of EU nationals after Brexit.
Mundell, who was overwhelmingly booed throughout the programme received a brutal bashing from Swinney who said: “EU citizens have absolutely no idea where they stand and they are desperate for clarity and your government’s not delivered it."