To be in or not to be in

Murray Pittock, author of The Road to Independence?, relates the historical background to why only Scotland will vote on independence on the BBC News website.

‘The electorate for this Scottish referendum is well established by international constitutional and legal precedent – indeed, there is little precedent for any other approach. But perhaps a more interesting question is how did we get here at all? How did it come to this?’

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