On Saturday at the pub a friend of mine, a Northern Irishman who has lived here for years asked me for my take on the Scottish independence referendum. He said he was on the fence and was considering not voting because he “isn’t Scottish”. I disagreed and said that as someone who lived here and is affected by the decision he is as entitled to a say as anyone. The following is the email I sent him. Not sure why I am publishing it other than it is the best and most concise summary of my reasons I have written so far. I could have written pages more, but it’s a start. Please read and if you think it will convince someone pass it on.
You wanted more info on the referendum so I thought I would put this together to give you my view on the matter. …
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