Independence: Scotland faces English backlash



AN ENGLISH backlash against Scotland's demands for greater political power is looming, whatever the outcome of the independence referendum.
Alex Salmond’s proposals for a currency union are opposed by two-to-one among English voters, who say the UK should block an independent Scotland joining Nato and the European Union, according to new polling evidence today.
Even after a No vote, people south of the Border say public spending in Scotland should be reduced to bring it into line with the UK average, which the SNP has warned could see £4 billion removed from the Scottish budget.
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20 August 2014 in Politics, Views: 48
Source: Scotsman
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