Monday, August 04, 2014

For Scotland, the independence debate is about more than the economy, stupid

Interesting analysis of the Scottish referendum situation by Chris Huhne in The Guardian, with reference to the nail-biting outcome of the Quebec referendum in 1995, which according to Wikipedia had a staggering turnout of 93.52%.

One of Chris Huhne's main conclusions at this stage is this:

The main motive, if Scots opt for independence, will be their desire to shake off the incubus of English conservatism.