2014 Scottish independence referendumRory Stewart

Starts cairn

21 Jul, 2014

Stewart, the Conservative MP for Penrith and the Border, starts the Auld Acquaintances Cairn by placing the foundation stone in a field near Gretna on the westernmost edge of the border with England. He hopes that visitors to the site will add stones until the monument is nine feet high. Stewart:

[The debate] has been too much about politicians and celebrities and not enough about giving ordinary people the chance to show how they feel.

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