June 17, 2014

Has Alex Salmond Already Won?

Brian Groom, Financial Times

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This debate has barely begun. The public in England, which accounts for more than four-fifths of the UK’s population, has been phlegmatic to the point of indifference about the Scottish referendum. But come what may, the constitutional shape of the UK looks set to change.

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