Labour’s Deputy Leader Anas Sarwar MP will co-ordinate Labour’s Scottish referendum campaign. Scottish Labour Leader Johann Lamont said that he would bring “real energy, drive and vision” to the campaign. Following the announcement, Sarwar said:
“Labour’s vision for Scotland is different from that of the Tories or Lib Dems and that is why there is a recognition that we need a Labour voice making the case for wealth redistribution, social justice, tackling poverty and how this can be better achieved by working in partnership with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
“Better Together has a job to do but it’s job comes to an end after the referendum. While people of all political parties and none will play their part working with Better Together, Scottish Labour also has a different and distinctive role to play. I look forward to bringing the Labour family together in this challenge.”