Gunning for independence

In a year’s time Scotland will go to the polls to decide on its independence. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and the Scottish National Party are putting their future on the line and the “Yes Scotland” campaign is forging ahead. The economy is key, but will it sway undecided voters? The date is set: Thursday, 18 September 2014. The day that could decree the dissolution of the United Kingdom is just one year away. The Scots will head to the polls to answer one simple question: should Scotland be an independent country? The only possible answers are also simple: yes or no. No chance of mistakes or confusion there. When launching the Yes campaign, Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), stated that since devolution, whena Scottish Parliament was established, “We have shown we can make a success of running our own health service, schools, local government, police and courts, and much else besides. If you want to read it all, purchase the entire issue in pdf for just three euro