Why Saying Maybe Is the Best Answer for Scotland's Independence Referendum!

Why Saying Maybe Is the Best Answer for Scotland's Independence Referendum! : Why Saying Maybe Is the Best Answer for Scotland's Independence Referendum!

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Why Saying Maybe is The Best Answer For Scotland's Independence Referendum!Much of the campaign in the last few weeks has been about creating a different sort of politics, and a different approach to social policy, within Scotland. But at least as important for Scotland as an independent state is the nature of its relations with the remaining part of the United Kingdom (rUK) – its much larger southerly neighbor, its main economic and trading partner, with which the Scottish Government aspires to share a currency, ‘social union’ and much more. All those plans are predicated on a close and amicable relationship with rUK, with Scotland able to enjoy the continuing benefit of a number of services that the UK presently offers to all its citizens. The question is: can that vision actually be delivered? Even if that model t is the interests of an independent Scotland, why is it in the interests of rUK, if Scotland chooses a future outside it? If it is not, why should rUK comply with independent Scottish wishes – why is it in rUK’s interests to do so? And, given the differences in interest in securing that outcome, how might an independent Scotland make it happen?
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.54mm | 45.36g
  • English
  • 1502398346
  • 9781502398345