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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Why I am Voting Yes

Why I am Voting Yes | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

I have lived in Scotland since I graduated from St Andrews University 10 years ago. I am English. I was born and grew up in Lancashire.  I am not Scottish. I am not an English Sc...

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The fall guys

The fall guys | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
When I speak at independence events I introduce myself as the ‘token English guy’. It's invariably received in the spirit it's intended. Throughout my 18 years in Scotland, there's always been plen...
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A Yes Vote Without Reservation

A Yes Vote Without Reservation | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Should my vote be eligible as I was born in England, I wish it to be cast in favour of Independence for Scotland from the United Kingdom. For too long the London government has squandered Scotland'...
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How things change

How things change | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Well done to the alert reader who spotted this 2006 Q&A with Jack Straw MP, former Foreign Secretary and then Leader of the House Of Commons, on the BBC website...

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Logic's Rock: Just Who Hates The English?

Logic's Rock: Just Who Hates The English? | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Nigel Farage being unceremoniously ejected from The Canons' Gait pub on Edinburgh's Royal Mile after bizarrely disturbing the afternoon trade by bringing in a press pack and Student counter-demo, has opened up the question over whether the desire for Scottish Independence is inherently anti-English.
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Our Friends in the South

Our Friends in the South | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Among the green leather at the heart of the British state and in a muddy field in rural Somerset, the Big Slander of the No campaign continued to fall apart. I was down in ...

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Hearts and mines: It's not about flags, labels or the past. A Yes vote is about the future.

Hearts and mines: It's not about flags, labels or the past. A Yes vote is about the future. | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
A poll in today's Scotland on Sunday suggests that English born Scots currently intend to vote 2:1 against independence.
I was born in England and I will once again be supporting England in this summer's World Cup finals. Having moved to Scotland 38 years ago, I think of myself as neither English nor Scottish, defaulting to 'British' when asked my nationality.
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On Being British: Why This Londoner Is Voting Yes | National Collective

On Being British: Why This Londoner Is Voting Yes | National Collective | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
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Meet the campaigners leading the fight for Scottish independence who come from.. England

Meet the campaigners leading the fight for Scottish independence who come from.. England | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
WE meet the people hailing from south of the Border who are backing independence for Scotland.
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Our friends the good English

Our friends the good English | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Like most this week I followed the aftermath of the Ian Smart racist tweet and was genuinely saddened by the depressing mindset of some pro-Union Scots.

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