Foresight: Scotland Decides

  title={Foresight: Scotland Decides},
  author={Michael Keating},
  journal={Political Insight},
  pages={18 - 19}
  • M. Keating
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • History
  • Political Insight
POLITICAL INSIGHT • APRIL 2014 O n 18 September, Scottish voters go to the polls to decide the issue of independence. After some haggling, the Scottish and UK governments agreed that there would be a single, straightforward question: ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ This was explicitly intended to exclude third options such as the ‘devolution-max’ being canvassed for by some groups in civil society. Yet if the question is clear, its meaning is anything but: the middle ground… 
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