Cameron offers Scotland more powers if it votes no to independence


Cameron offers Scotland more powers if it votes no to independence

David Cameron has said he would consider further powers for Scotland, but only after a referendum

Juliette Jowit

The Guardian

February 16, 2012

David Cameron made his boldest move yet in the campaign to stop Scotland voting for independence by offering the country more freedom from Westminster if it votes no in the coming referendum.

Speaking to business leaders in the capital, Edinburgh, the prime minister said the referendum did not have to be “the end of the road” for devolution. After that “I am open to looking at how the devolved settlement can be improved further”, he said. “And, yes, that means considering what further powers could be devolved.”

However, in a move that immediately provoked an angry reaction from Scotland’s pro-independence first minister, Alex Salmond, Cameron repeatedly ruled out discussing what powers could be further devolved to Edinburgh before the vote.

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One Response to Cameron offers Scotland more powers if it votes no to independence

  1. cromwellshead says:

    Scotland will be free. This revolves around oil and gas. Theres actually a lot left under the sea. Also the dear queen has stuck her nose into the issue.
    The City is in a panic, a semi socialist Scotland rich in resources, my oh my what a headache for corporate slime.

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