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2014 Scottish independence referendum Alex Salmond UK

Referendum in 2014

10 Jan, 2012

First minister Salmond announces that he wants to hold a referendum on Scottish independence in 2014. The timeframe for the vote is designed to allow all the necessary legislation required to authorise it to be passed and for proper preparations to be made:

What Scotland objects to is all the strings they (the UK government) are trying to to attach. They are trying to run a referendum by proxy.