“It’s more-or-less clear that they’ll not contest me being there,” Skinner said.

In his opinion, they would be wise to accept defeat and let their leader, Angus Robertson, do what successive Liberal Democrat leaders did and occupy the place on the second row directly behind Skinner instead of sharing the front bench with members of Labour’s awkward squad.

Source: Beast of Bolsover Dennis Skinner wins battle of Commons benches with invading Scottish Nationalists – UK Politics – UK – The Independent