ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Scotland’s Independence Referendum

Could the Kingdom Still Be United?

"Yes" or "no", the September vote on independence for Scotland will change the face of the United Kingdom. A vote for separation will be the result of a peaceful and democratic process, and it will pose questions for what will remain of the "United" Kingdom. Will there be a push by Wales for independence? What of Northern Ireland and its porous borders with Ireland? A vote for union - which polls now say enjoys a majority but which is narrowing - will yet have left Scottish politics revitalised and will lead to greater decentralisation.



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