Scottish independence: We must fight to save this marriage

Prime Minister David Cameron was “right to have made such a strong and emotional intervention” in his first major address on Scottish independence at the Olympic stadium in London last Friday, says the FT. Britons have been “too blasé” about a possible split, which will be voted on in seven months’ time.

A Yes vote would not only condemn London and Edinburgh to years of “sterile debate” over everything from the currency, sovereign debt and business regulation to the armed forces; it would also, as Cameron said, “deeply diminish” the UK. The 307-year-old union between England and Scotland is “one [...]

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