David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland.

A Tory Government social media campaign which seeks to demonstrate the UK is more important to Scotland than the EU in terms of trade exports has been attacked as misleading use of taxpayers’ money by the SNP.

Under the message: “Did you know that Scotland’s trade with the rest of the UK is worth four times more than its trade with the EU?” David Mundell’s Scotland Office posted pictures on Twitter of a small lorry marked with the EU flag carrying £11.6 billion of goods to Europe from Scotland, and a big lorry with in the Union flag carrying £48.5bn of goods to the rest of the UK.

Stephen Gethins, the SNP spokesman on Europe, said the message was false as it wrongly suggested Scotland had to choose between trading with the UK or the EU.

Source: Scottish Office uses YOUR money to ‘mislead’ us over Brexit (From The National)

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