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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Councillors' campaign to give expats a vote in Scottish independence referendum

Councillors' campaign to give expats a vote in Scottish independence referendum | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
FOUR Scots in York hope to spearhead a national campaign to give their expat countrymen and women a vote in next year’s Scottish independence referendum.
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Travelling Identities: Further Attention to Mobility and Nationality

Travelling Identities: Further Attention to Mobility and Nationality | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
by Jen Turner When the referendum on Scottish independence is held in the autumn of 2014, only residents of Scotland will be eligible to vote.  A recent BBC article found that as a result, almost 4...
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Here's Tae Us - Unless We've Moved Awa': Give Scots Abroad the Vote

Here's Tae Us - Unless We've Moved Awa': Give Scots Abroad the Vote | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Scottish people living outside Scotland should have a vote on whether the country should be independent from the rest of the UK.
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Mark Fletcher-Brown's desire for some kind of ethnic testing is anathema to Scotland's civic nationalist cause. But it is telling that it is invariably British nationalists who speak in terms of the kind of vile ethnic nationalist ideology which I have no doubt most people in Scotland would find totally abhorrent. Save it for your BNP rallies!

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Who gets to vote in the forthcoming referendum?

Who gets to vote in the forthcoming referendum? | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Constitutional and electoral legitimacy is a fundamental part of a democracy.  If those defeated in votes of one kind or another can claim that the votes were unfair, for whatever reason, the argu...
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