Scottish Parliament

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Name: Scottish Parliament
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

PM defends Scots referendum decision

David Cameron has defended his decision to grant Scotland a referendum on independence, as the campaign over separation enters its final stretch. The Prime Minister told Newsnight he had permitted the vote because he was a “democrat”, and said he had ... [Published PoliticsHome - 1 hour ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Explained: A vote and a union in trouble

Alex Salmond (Scotland First Minister, face of ‘Yes’ campaign) and Aalistair Darling (Labour mp, face of ‘Better Together’ campaign)What is Scotland voting for? How did it come about?On September 18, 4.1 million people living in Scotland will vote to ... [Published Indian Express - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Pro-union leaders promise Scotland 'extensive new powers'

David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband have all signed a letter guaranteeing "extensive new powers" for the Scottish Parliament if the country votes No in Thursday's referendum.The cross-party pledge appears on the front page of the Scottish tabloid ... [Published itv.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

'Heartbroken if you leave'

David Cameron has made an ­impassioned plea to Scots to reject ­independence as Gordon Brown predicted that a series of new guarantees for Scotland would secure a No vote on Thursday.In an emotional speech in Aberdeen, the Prime Minister begged voters ... [Published Herald Scotland - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Yorkshire lists its demands as Cameron offers ‘no’ vote prize

YORKSHIRE is preparing to make a string of demands for major powers over its own affairs after a bruising Scottish independence referendum campaign which has extracted promises of substantial further devolution to Edinburgh from Westminster.Senior figures ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

If the vote is No, would we get more powers? What difference would they make? (2)

T he other category of tax proposal is to leave decisions on the rates of particular taxes to be set UK-‐wide by the UK Government, but to work out the proportion of UK tax receipts generated in Scotland and to allocate those receipts to the Scottish ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Scottish referendum: David Cameron begs Scots not to leave the UK

If you don't like me, I won't be here forever, the Prime Minister tells voters during an impassioned final plea in Aberdeen David Cameron begged the people of Scotland not to leave the United Kingdom as he promised them that he "won’t be here forever ... [Published Telegraph - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Scottish Referendum: Nationalism or Democracy?

On Thursday, people in Scotland are slated to vote on whether to become an independent country.DAVID MILLER, d.miller at bath.ac.ukCo-editor of Neoliberal Scotland: Class and Society in a Stateless Nation , Miller is professor of sociology at the University ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

I launched Devo Plus, but have yet to be convinced by the no campaign | Ben Thomson | Comment is free

When I launched the Devo Plus campaign[1] in February 2012, I made it clear that I had not decided whether to vote yes or no in the Scottish independence referendum. Devo Plus – which includes senior MSPs from the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Referendum: Gordon Brown reveals date for Commons talks on more powers for Scottish Parliament

THE former Prime Minister has been granted time on Thursday, October 16, to outline his timetable for more devolved powers in the event of a No vote.GORDON Brown has secured a Commons debate next month to outline his timetable for more devolved power ... [Published Scotland Now - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Countdown to the Referendum: transcript of PM speech

Monday 15th September 2014 | 17:13 A press release from the Prime Minister's Office:Prime Minister David Cameron today addressed an audience in Aberdeen ahead of Thursday's referendum in Scotland.COUNTDOWN TO THE REFERENDUMOUR COUNTRY AT STAKEWe meet ... [Published PoliticsHome - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 5 reports

A sense of adventure

Scots in Scotland and the world over will be tracking daily opinion polls until residents of their homeland go to the polls on Thursday and decide whether to opt for independence or to remain in the United Kingdom.Poll numbers are so close as to be inconclusive. ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 14 2014]

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"That is the positive case for No Thanks which I will be taking to every person I meet in the final days of this campaign."
The Tory leader said: "I speak for millions of people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland - and many in Scotland, too, who would be utterly heartbroken by the break-up of the United Kingdom. Utterly heartbroken to wake upup on Friday morning to the end of the country we love."

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The point that the Yes and No camps are both mi... [Published Morning Star Online - 54 mins ago]
Liberty and justice in practice [Published thestar.com.my - 59 mins ago]
Kennedy to launch final leg of Scottish Liberal... [Published PoliticsHome - 1 hour ago]
If they want it, give it to them [Published Dominion Post - 1 hour ago]
PM defends Scots referendum decision [Published PoliticsHome - 1 hour ago]
What are the pro-union leaders promising? [Published itv.com - 2 hours ago]
Pro-union leaders promise Scotland 'extensive n... [Published itv.com - 2 hours ago]
'Heartbroken if you leave' [Published Herald Scotland - 2 hours ago]
Yorkshire lists its demands as Cameron offers ‘... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
Scottish Nationalism: A House of Cards for Euro... [Published Impunity Watch - 3 hours ago]
Yorkshire lists its demands as Cameron offers ‘... [Published Yorkshire Post - 3 hours ago]
Cameron pleads with Scots ‘we want you to stay’... [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
Scotland, the land of the Brave and the Free. O... [Published Daily Maverick - 4 hours ago]
Westminster Leaders Pledge 'No' Vote Powers [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
If the vote is No, would we get more powers? Wh... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 4 hours ago]
Stay U.K. or go Scot free? Scotland weighs inde... [Published PBS - 4 hours ago]
In Scotland, an 'aye’ vote means no to England [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Scottish independence leader appears to equate ... [Published The Times Of Israel - 4 hours ago]
Cameron, Miliband and Clegg pledge 'extensive n... [Published itv.com - 4 hours ago]
A 'Hadrian's Wall of health': Medical director ... [Published Mail Online UK - 5 hours ago]
Campaigners enter final straight [Published Southern Reporter - 5 hours ago]
Call for change 'has been heard' [Published Southern Reporter - 5 hours ago]
I launched Devo Plus, but have yet to be convin... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
Scottish independence referendum: Cameron, Mili... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Scottish independence referendum: Can Gordon Br... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Referendum: Gordon Brown reveals date for Commo... [Published Scotland Now - 6 hours ago]
Westminster leaders sign pledge to Scotland [Published Telegraph - 6 hours ago]
British prime minister campaigns against Scotti... [Published Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago]
Final push from Better Together Eastwood [Published Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra - 6 hours ago]
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Scottish Nationalism: A House of Cards for Euro... [Published Impunity Watch - 3 hours ago]
By Kathryn Maureen Ryan Impunity Watch Managing Editor EDINBURGH, Scotland – On September 18 the Scottish People will go to the polls to determine the future of their country. The Scottish people will close whether to maintain their more than ...
Anna Porter: A surreal time to be in Edinburgh,... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 11 hours ago]
EDINBURGH: Now that the Scottish vote on independence is only a few days away, many anti-secessionists who once took the result for granted have stood up to be counted. According to a recent poll, there is now a chance that the 307-year union that once ...
FULL TEXT: Cameron's Last Speech In Scotland Be... [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
The full text of David Cameron's final speech in Aberdeen, Scotland before the country goes to the polls in Thursday's referendum: OUR COUNTRY AT STAKE We meet in a week that could change the United Kingdom forever.   Indeed, it could end the ...
Poll: Scottish And Welsh MPs Should Not Have Sa... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
Only a third of British voters believe that Scottish and Welsh MPs should have the right to vote over English laws, according to a new poll by Ipsos Mori. The survey is the latest evidence that a new constitutional settlement will have to be sought ...
Spain, Belgium May Block Scottish EU Bid Over F... [Published Breitbart Feed - 16 hours ago]
Scotland’s bid to join the European Union as an independent nation could be blocked by Members of the European Parliament if the new Scottish government insists on keeping British-gained opt-outs from the Euro and on open borders, and the VAT rebate, ...
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