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> Let's Have Our Own Referendum Now!, Should Scotland Be An Independent Country?
post 15th Oct 2012, 10:24pm
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An historic agreement setting out the terms for a Scottish independence referendum was signed today by Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond.

The agreement, struck in Edinburgh, paves the way for a vote in autumn 2014, with a single Yes/No question on Scotland leaving the UK.

It will also allow 16 and 17-year-olds to take part in the ballot.

Rather than wait for 2014, it was suggested on the boards that we should have our own referendum today ... so here it is! Just answer the single yes/no question below.

Also, tells us your views on whether you think Scots living abroad should get a vote in the referendum in 2014?


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post 16th Oct 2012, 03:49am
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As a Scot, I have lived,and became a Canadian Citizen years ago..However. I would like to point out that it took me many years of residence in Canada to convince myself to become a Canadian Citizen.I am soo proud to be a Scot,from Glasgow.

As to your survey,re the question should Scotland seperate from England...I without hesitation,
voted...NO...then I thought to myself..."hey,you are not now,or in the future will be residing in Scotland,soo why should you even be given the privilege to vote?.

The answer to the above,is we face the same situation here in Canada....There is,and always has been,even violently,a Political force to declare Quebec a seperate Nation...

Look...My husband and I, have just arrived 'home in New Brunswick, after having visited family in Quebec, they,being in their early 40s,with young kids to offer an opinion as to..."seperation"....It was a resounding...NO.....Keep Quebec within Canada...


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- GG   Let's Have Our Own Referendum Now!   15th Oct 2012, 10:24pm
- - Jennifer Hutt   I cannot see anywhere to vote.   15th Oct 2012, 11:08pm
- - GG   Hi Jennifer, You should see the voting options in...   15th Oct 2012, 11:13pm
- - laura j   Not while alec salmonds involved - couldnt see ext...   15th Oct 2012, 11:29pm
- - GG   Thanks Laura, there's no vote for that, it was...   15th Oct 2012, 11:38pm
- - Noonan McKane   My answer to the secondary question is: No. Absolu...   15th Oct 2012, 11:40pm
- - Bonny   YESSSSSSSSSSSSS From a friend For all those th...   15th Oct 2012, 11:51pm
|- - Noonan McKane   QUOTE (Bonny @ 16th Oct 2012, 01:06am) .....   16th Oct 2012, 12:54am
|- - Noonan McKane   QUOTE (Noonan McKane @ 16th Oct 2012, 02...   16th Oct 2012, 01:09am
- - angel   As an Ex.Pat., I do not think that we should vote...   15th Oct 2012, 11:53pm
- - RDP   We will never be truly independent; all we will do...   15th Oct 2012, 11:54pm
- - Bonny   RE: Let's Have Our Own Referendum Now!   15th Oct 2012, 11:54pm
- - Bonny   Dear Independence Supporter As organiser of th...   15th Oct 2012, 11:58pm
- - Yalnig   The reason I would vote no at this time for an Ind...   15th Oct 2012, 11:59pm
- - Bonny   Calling London - by Matt O'Neill. What pri...   16th Oct 2012, 12:09am
- - Libisa   For years, I always said no to independence as I a...   16th Oct 2012, 12:12am
- - Bonny   Mc Crone Report - Top Secret www.oilofscotland.o...   16th Oct 2012, 12:25am
- - Bonny   Oil Of Scotland End poverty in Scotland - registe...   16th Oct 2012, 12:40am
- - Mrs L   Sadly, no I don't think those of us living abr...   16th Oct 2012, 12:49am
- - PatBreslin   To Bonny's posts I would add that in the light...   16th Oct 2012, 12:50am
- - weecal   Anyone living abroad pemanently at the time of the...   16th Oct 2012, 01:27am
- - petunia   I have no wish to vote in any election in Scotland...   16th Oct 2012, 01:27am
- - Noonan McKane   Exact same thing, Petunia. You wouldn't expect...   16th Oct 2012, 01:52am
- - Isobel   I have lived in Canada since 1973, I have a Canadi...   16th Oct 2012, 02:33am
- - Elma   You took the words right out of my mouth Isobel. ...   16th Oct 2012, 02:52am
- - Noonan McKane   Elma, for goodness sake...why? Why would you ...   16th Oct 2012, 03:20am
- - Oldsmiddy   I did not vote, & my reason is, that although ...   16th Oct 2012, 03:52am
- - ScotsmanfraeItaly   Though now I'm far away, I'm still both Sc...   16th Oct 2012, 04:11am
- - angel   As I have said before on this subject , make your ...   16th Oct 2012, 04:24am
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