James Forsyth James Forsyth

What Britain will lose if Scotland goes

Our future disunited kingdom could be more of a mess than anyone has really grasped

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[/audioplayer]On 19 September, people over all Britain could wake up in a diminished country, one that doesn’t bestride the world stage but hobbles instead. If Scotland votes to leave the United Kingdom, it would be Britain’s greatest ever defeat: the nation would have voted to abolish itself.

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