Former Scottish Secretary Michael Moore
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Scotland's Future: Unthinkable to be outside EU - Michael Moore

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said it would be "extremely difficult, if not impossible" for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr he said an independent Scotland would have to apply for membership and get the approval of all current member states.

The former Scottish Secretary Michael Moore agrees, telling Pienaar's Politics on 5live it would be difficult for Scotland to rejoin the European Union as an independent country.

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