Opponents of scottish independence hold lead edinburgh — voters across scotland went to the polls thursday in a historic vote to decide whether great britain should be a little less great. Scottish independence movement 915 likes this page is for educational purposes to help spread information on how an independent scotland could work and. President barack obama reiterated his stance against scottish independence with. A second scottish independence referendum is highly likely, first minister nicola sturgeon said on friday, raising the prospect that the united kingdom could tear itself apart after voting.
'no' side retains a six-point lead thanks to overwhelming opposition to independence of over-60s - the only age-group now against breaking away from the uk. May keeps mum on second scottish independence vote reticence suggests tories could be willing to block another referendum indefinitely friday, 19 may. The scottish government has proposed holding a second referendum on scottish independence from the united kingdom (uk) in march 2017, the scottish parliament authorised the scottish. Reading lists : scottish history reading list : wars of independence reading list : scottish history 1286-1513 : the wars of independence -who, what, when and why. Britain is under 72 hours away from a once-in-a-lifetime vote on scottish independence that could break up the 307-year-old united kingdom.
Scotland's referendum on independence, a vote that could break up the united kingdom, will take place on thursday ap photo / chris clark. In a televised statement, he thanked scotland for 16 million votes for scottish independencea turnout of 86% is one of the highest in the democratic world for any such vote, he said. Quick response to some commenters: thank you for pointing out that the 1979 vote was, of course, for devolution rather than for full independence you're right.
Why is scotland having an independence referendum, what are the arguments for and against, and do scots actually want independence. Scotland's independence referendum is just days away and, in some corners, the debate has turned hostile.
The latest news, live coverage and results for the 2014 scottish independence referendum from the bbc. Scottish independence referendum should scotland be an independent country this article is part of a series on the politics and government of scotland. David cameron is under growing pressure to ask the queen to speak out in support of the union as another opinion poll confirms a surge in support for scottish independence senior mps have.
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