When you're in uncharted territory with effectively a blank sheet of paper in front of you then you have the opportunity to try to think things that might previously have been unthinkable and shape the future.>> It is possible, in your view, that Scotland could stay inside the EU, while England and Wales brexited out.
>> I don't think that should be ruled at this early stage. What I encountered in Brussels was a warmth, an openness. A great sympathy to the position that Scotland finds itself in. Nobody was, it seemed to me and I certainly wasn't assuming that all of this would be easy, and that there are not significant challenges along the way.
But I certainly found an openness.