THERESA May will insist that Britain become’s “a more united nation” and that “there is no limit to what we can do” when working together, as she flies to Glasgow for a showdown meeting with Nicola Sturgeon.
The Prime Minister will make it clear that the Union is an “unstoppable force” whose strength will be needed during Brexit negotiations that are due to start on Wednesday.
According to excerpts of a speech released by her office, May will say: “Indeed, we are going to take this opportunity to forge a more global Britain.
“The closest friend and ally with Europe, but also a country that looks beyond Europe to build relationships with old friends and new allies alike.”
It follows reports Scotland could see its credit status downgraded to “junk” if it votes to leave the UK, according to credit rating body Moody’s, as a result of the pressures falling oil prices have placed on its public finances.