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Opposition to Independence Enjoys 20% Lead

TweetNew polling has indicated that the pro-union “Better Together” campaign now enjoys a 20% lead over the “Yes Scotland” campaign on the day that the House of Commons votes on allowing the Scottish Parliament to lead on the arrangements for a vote on independence. According to the poll carried out by TNS BMRB for the […]

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The phoney war on Scottish independence is coming to an end

The phoney war of the Scottish independene referendum may be about to end, and the real war begin, reports Ed Jacobs.

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As Yes to Independence campaign splits (again), Cameron considers taking control of Scottish referendum

A former SNP deputy leader and pro-independence heavyweight attacks the Yes campaign’s incoherence, striking “a hammer blow to Alex Salmond”.

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Darling launches campaign for the Union: ‘Better Together, united not divided’

Alistair Darling has launched the Better Together campaign against Scottish independence – warning there will be “no way back” if Scotland votes for separation.

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Cleggeron’s “born to rule assumptions” and “English exceptionalism” threaten Union

A Welsh government minister has warned the “English exceptionalism” of the coalition in Westminster poses a substantial threat to the future of the union.

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The Tories in Scotland – right message, wrong messengers

Ed Jacobs reports on this weekend’s Scottish Conservative Party Conference.

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The Unionists are on to a winner – why not put it to the test?

It is time to put to the test the positive, progressive alternative to Alex Salmond’s independence bandwagon Scotland so desperately needs, writes Ed Jacobs.

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Brits’ voices not heard by EU, but they want closer integration on international issues

Will Straw shows that while Brits do not feel that their voice counts in the European Union, there are some areas in which they believe that European countries should cooperate more closely and others where they should loosen links

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Cameron heads north, Salmond heads south and Mervyn’s living in the future

Ed Jacobs reports on Cameron’s attempts to save the union, and Salmond’s attempts to scupper it

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Conservatives in Northern Ireland – what’s the point?

Ed Jacobs assesses whether David Cameron’s decision to launch a Conservative party in Northern Ireland is the right move for the country and the Union.

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