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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Scottish Independence: A Green Perspective | National Collective

Scottish Independence: A Green Perspective | National Collective | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Governments should be closer to people. I wish politicians would stop deciding to send teenagers to kill and die in foreign adventures. But if ministers are going to launch a war, they should not issue their commands from a limestone palace hundreds of miles away. There should be a good chance they know some of the families of those they command into the line of fire.

 

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Scottish Independence Referendum Debate

Scottish Independence Referendum Debate | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

On Sunday 23 October 2011 in an address to the Scottish National Party Conference in Inverness, party leader and First Minister, Alex Salmond, launched the campaign for Scotland's long-awaited independence referendum. The plebiscite, planned for the second half of the current parliament, is the most important poll to be held since the devolution referendum of 1997 and arguably the most important event in Scotland's history since the Treaty of Union. The referendum will decide Scotland's constitutional future.

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