He said: “I agreed for a second with the honourable gentleman when he said Scotland said no and they meant it. The people of Scotland  said no in 2014 and they meant it.

“They were told that it was a once in a generation event, and they did it because they know full well that £9  billion net goes to Scotland, 60 per cent of Scotland’s trade is with the rest of the UK.

“We support manufacturing in Scotland,they support nothing except manufacturing grievances, and they know it.”