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Scotland's Referendum free pdf On 18 September 2014, everyone in Scotland aged 16 or over will be asked the question: 'Should Scotland Be An Independent Country?' As the referendum approaches, the debates over whether or not Scotland should be an independent country are becoming more heated. This guide, produced by respected Scottish journalists and authors, Jamie Maxwell and David Torrance, covers everything you need to know in advance of deciding which way to vote. Maxwell and Torrance summarise the main arguments for and against before delving into the central issues at the heart of the debate, including economics, welfare and pensions, defence and foreign affairs, and culture and national identity. They outline the way that Scotland is currently governed and review where the parties stand on the debate before concluding with speculative chapters on what happens after the vote, whether YES or NO. The referendum on 18 September 2014 is the most significant democratic event in Scotland's history. Get engaged. Be informed. Whatever you do, don't NOT vote!

About David Torrance

JAMIE MAXWELL is a Scottish political journalist. He has contributed to New Statesman, The Sunday Herald and The Scotsman, and is currently on the editorial team of Bella Caledonia. Over the last two years he has been heavily involved in editing and publishing his father Stephen Maxwell's books Arguing for Independence and The Case for Left Wing Nationalism. He is currently working on a book of the collected essays of Tom Nairn. DAVID TORRANCE is a writer, journalist and broadcaster, regularly appearing on the BBC, Sky and STV to talk about politics and the constitutional debate. He has a column in The Herald every Monday and has also written or edited around a dozen books on Scottish history and politics, including an unauthorised biography of the First Minister, Salmond: Against the Odds. He is currently based in Edinburgh but has also lived in London for long periods.

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Author : David Torrance
Publisher : Luath Press Ltd
Data Published : 25 June 2014
ISBN : 1910021547
EAN : 9781910021545
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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