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“Latest opinion poll in the Scottish freedom referendum
Yes - 38%
No - 38%
Yes, yes, yes. It's time to end the Union and to bring democracy back to us all from Westminster!”
Posted: February 22, 2014
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A poll by Survation, published on Thursday, showed support for a Yes vote picked up after last week's speeches by the UK chancellor and the European Commission president. It showed the pro-independence campaign gaining six points to 38 per cent, while pro-union support fell five points to 47 per cent.
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"More relevant is a new Survation poll in the Daily Mail. This was conducted on Monday and Tuesday, so after Osborne's intervention and at the time Alex Salmond was actively responding. Topline figures there are YES 38%, NO 47%, Don't know 16%. Survation's previous poll was showing YES on 32%, NO on 52%, so prima facie it looks as though there has been a significant shift towards YES. But there's a caveat – last month Survation weighted their data by recalled 2010 vote, this month they've weighted by 2011 Holyrood vote. According to John Curtice Survation's weighting last month knocked about five points off of Yes, their new weighting has not, raising the possibility that the difference could just be down to weighting."
Assuming those qualified to vote in the referendum are resident in Scotland we have the irony of English/Irish and Welsh people having a say while the Scots in the rest of the UK have no vote. So the result will almost be meaningless.
@ josdave. This vote is for the people who choose to live and work in Scotland and are investing in it. People who are on the electoral register here and are entitled to vote. A democratic process by 5 million people on how they see their and Scotland's future.
Your logic would dictate that ex-pats across the world should choose which party controls Westminster, even though their lives aren't directly affected by it's decisions. This isn't about ethnicity, it's about place. A place to live and live well. Without interference from an establishment which doesn't reflect the people who live here.
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