PMQs: David Cameron quotes Robert Burns on the union

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The words of Robbie Burns were quoted by Conservative MP Eleanor Laing and the prime minister to speak up for Scotland's role within the UK.

David Cameron read from To A Mouse on the day of Burns Night at PMQs.

They spoke ahead of Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond's expected announcement of legislation for a Scottish independence vote, as politicians disagree on the date and question, or questions, to be put to the Scottish people.

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