Darling let’s it slip: Independence or nothing
It seems that Alistair Darling managed to convince a significant part of the no camp to say yes in next year’s referendum with just one sentence:
if the Scottish public voted against full independence, anything other than a minor change to devolved powers would have to be in the manifestos of all UK political parties in the next General Election […] But the U.K. government is clearly not willing to offer devo max or fiscal autonomy as an option
Now that full and maximum devolution seem to be off the table, the referendum will really be about answering one question: whether Scotland should be an independent country.
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