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2014 will be a referendum on relocating power from London to Scotland. 2016 will be an election about the policies of a free Scotland
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In Alistair Darling, Alex Salmond has his match – but Scotland's referendum must be fought decently – Telegraph Blogs

In Alistair Darling, Alex Salmond has his match – but Scotland's referendum must be fought decently – Telegraph Blogs | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
More than thirty years ago, in the run-up to the 1979 referendum on devolution of powers to what was then termed a Scottish Assembly, one anti-devolutionist slogan was “Scotland is British”.
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AM stops tweeting after Queen row

AM stops tweeting after Queen row | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Plaid Cymru AM Bethan Jenkins stops using Twitter after a row about the Queen's historic first meeting with Sinn Fein.
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Wings over Scotland | Better Together leaked posters #3

Wings over Scotland | Better Together leaked posters #3 | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Better Together leaked poster

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Are Unionists as strategically unthinking as ever? « Slugger O'Toole

Are Unionists as strategically unthinking as ever? « Slugger O'Toole | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

While Kane’s attitude is a little depressing and boring, Nationalists should be releived by it. Given every other contemporary challenge to a building a “united Ireland”, Kane’s contentment with sleepily cheering the imagined humiliations of his neighbours indicates that in the battle for the ideas that will make the future, Kane, for all his hot air, ain’t building any headwind.

And if he can’t in this climate, he never will.

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Customers quit NatWest after IT chaos

Customers quit NatWest after IT chaos | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
ROYAL Bank of Scotland faces exodus over the NatWest IT meltdown that has left thousands penniless...
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The claymore count: the groups fighting for and against Scottish independence

The claymore count: the groups fighting for and against Scottish independence | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
With the launch of the pro-UK Better Together campaign on Monday, nearly a dozen groups are now fighting over Scotland's constitutional future.

Here is our first guide to the combatants.

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SDS chief executive hits back at modern apprenticeship critics

SDS chief executive hits back at modern apprenticeship critics | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Chief Executive Damien Yeates has defended his organisation and the Modern Apprenticeship scheme it administers, saying that t...
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Rennie: Lets put Scotland in a Straitjacket « Nic Prigg's Blog

Rennie: Lets put Scotland in a Straitjacket « Nic Prigg's Blog | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
As for the nationalist tactic to pile on extra options, Lallands Peat Worrier wrote an excellent piece this week on the potential different reasons why Salmond wants an extra questions. According to Lallands Peat Worrier, you ...
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Lesley Riddoch: Sunshine vitamin in short supply - News - Scotsman.com

Lesley Riddoch: Sunshine vitamin in short supply - News - Scotsman.com | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
THOUGH not medically proven, it looks likely that lack of vitamin D is adding to Scots’ ill health, writes Lesley Riddoch...
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Lallands Peat Worrier: Preliminary thoughts on being "Better Together"...

Lallands Peat Worrier: Preliminary thoughts on being "Better Together"... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

While all three argue that the Union is good for Scotland, they disagree on what the good society looks like, which policies would be best for Britain as a whole,

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Alistair is the Darling of the Tories

Alistair is the Darling of the Tories | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
EX-chancellor is accused of ‘getting into bed with the Tories’ on the day he launches case against independence...
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Increased trust in Scottish Government

Trust in Scottish Government four times higher than in UK Government.
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This Proud Union

This Proud Union | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
There was no eerie blue glow this time, no song and dance.

I have a wonderful 9-year old sister, blessed with an enormous sense of hope for the future. I love her more than anything else in the world, and I don’t want her to live in this proud, arrogant union any more. If Alistair Darling has a one-way ticket to send my loved ones into an uncertain future, show me where to sign up.

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Bitter Together

The lack of support for the "Better Together" Campaign. Taken from the BBC News at 6 O'Clock, dated: 25/06/12 Vote Yes in 2014! Sign the Declaration: http://...
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Powering the nation / The Big Energy Rethink / About us / Home (United Kingdom) - Energy Saving Trust

Powering the nation / The Big Energy Rethink / About us / Home (United Kingdom) - Energy Saving Trust | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Household electricity-using habits revealed
A report by the Energy Saving Trust, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)...

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£3bn upgrade of A9 to start early

£3bn upgrade of A9 to start early | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish government says is to start work on making the A9 dual carriageway all the way from Inverness to Perth earlier than expected.
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Who are the 'Better Together' backers?

Who are the 'Better Together' backers? | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
Who are the members of the public and the politicians who are backing the newly launched "Better Together" campaign.
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Public meeting: A state fit for the 21st century | Constitutional Commission

Constitutional Commission will hold a public meeting to discuss the nature and shape of a reconstituted Scottish state on Thursday 28th June at the Scottish Parliament. Please see below for details.

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Setback for No campaign as poll shows Scots overwhelmingly reject Tory Government

Setback for No campaign as poll shows Scots overwhelmingly reject Tory Government | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
setback for No campaign as poll shows Scots overwhelmingly reject tory Government...
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Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: After independence Scotland needs ...

Witterings of a Weegiewarbler: After independence Scotland needs ... | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it
There have been too many scare stories, opinions, preferences and noises from all aspects of society to make anyone believe we don't actually require a second house, although Holyrood's political leaders are on record that ...
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Scottish independence 'No' campaign launched

Scottish independence 'No' campaign launched | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

Alistair Darling, who was Labour Chancellor in the run up to the financial crisis,
launched the 'No' to independence campaign in Edinburgh today

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Anglo-Scot 'sterlingzone' must cut both ways: EU official

Anglo-Scot 'sterlingzone' must cut both ways: EU official | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

"If you had a 'sterlingzone' of England and Scotland, you'd need probably a joint process of scrutiny of budget plans -- so that Scotland [too] could veto aspects of the English budget," leading European Union official Thomas Wieser told AFP in an interview.

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New poll piles pressure on No campaign as almost three quarters of Scots want second option

New poll piles pressure on No campaign as almost three quarters of Scots want second option | YES for an Independent Scotland | Scoop.it

The MORI poll, commissioned by the Civic Scotland campaign “Future of Scotland”, showed that seven out of ten people in Scotland believed that the ballot paper should include a Devo-Max option.

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