Undecided on the #indyref? Download the #ScotSept18 ebook for unbiased information to ensure you know the facts: http://t.co/kJ7B7slc5FI'm a bit late in posting this but what the hell ...
— ScotlandSeptember18 (@ScotlandSept18) September 17, 2014
The Scotland independence referendum is coming up to it's climax. I've finished drafting this just after midnight - voting will commence in a few hours. The question is simple:
"Should Scotland be an independent country"
Campaign reveals how bad Holyrood parties have been at explaining scot already has power over education, health, childcare and police...
— Laura Kuenssberg (@bbclaurak) September 17, 2014
http://t.co/s9PXZ6CATS Agree with every single word.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 12, 2014
So to summarise: Is politics, and more importantly, people's quality of life, really going to be better in an independent Scotland? It certainly could be, and that's what the SNP's Raison d'être (so what does Alex do if it fails?) but I personally haven't seen enough concrete evidence to convince me it's likely enough to be worth the risk. And it's certainly not convinced me the politicians involved are likely to be any better than those in Westminster. But regardless of what I think, it's in the hands of those living in Scotland.
I'm glad I had my passport renewed recently, maybe I'll need it to visit Scotland soon:
LISTEN: Pranksters erect fake border posts between Scotland/England. #indyref FULL STORY: http://t.co/FZvENzPujp pic.twitter.com/0JePuOUB3CIf nothing else we are looking like we're going to get a potentially world record turnout at the polling booths.(EDIT: It was 84.6%) Here are some other figures for comparison:
— Radio Clyde News (@RadioClydeNews) September 16, 2014
I watched this episode of Question Time live - this guy in the audience cracked me up so I'll leave him with the last word - if he has his way then it's not going to happen: