Scottish independence

Business row marks final campaign

14 September 2014 BBC Online

A row over the intervention of business leaders and banks in the Scottish independence debate has intensified on the final weekend of campaigning.
First Minister Alex Salmond said the Scots would not be "bullied" by oil companies, supermarkets or London.
It comes as chief economist at Deutsche Bank David Folkerts-Landau said voters and politicians had failed to grasp the negative consequences of independence.
Meanwhile, a Guardian/ICM poll put the "No" vote at 51%, with "Yes" on 49%.
On Thursday evening a YouGov opinion poll was published suggesting that the "No" campaign was leading by 52% to 48%, once undecided voters were excluded.
The Yes Scotland campaign claims that over the weekend there will be more than 35,000 volunteers at 473 registered street stalls trying to persuade people to vote for independence.
They say that 2.6 million "Yes" leaflets will be delivered in 48 hours.
Scotland's Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said: "The 'Yes' campaign has been carried along by a flourishing of self-confidence among people in Scotland.
"That momentum is still growing and will soon become unstoppable, as people reject the Downing Street-orchestrated campaign to talk Scotland down.
"Today thousands of Yes supporters from communities across Scotland will be running the biggest campaign day of action Scotland's ever seen."

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