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Don't let us down

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“Do not let us down” was the impassioned plea to members of the European Parliament this week by the SNP’s Alyn Smith.  Speaking on behalf of a nation facing the real prospects of being dragged from the EU despite the democratic vote of the people of Scotland to stay raises some difficult questions for EU lawmakers.

The strong Scottish vote to remain in The EU appears to have softened the previously hard-line views of some senior EU officials towards Scotland and our independence movement.

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Many people in Scotland (or Alba as we call it in my language) are fascinated by the vigour of the independence movement in Catalunya and, if we were called upon to lay a bet on which country might achieve independence first, we would be hard-put to know where to place our money. Putting a million people on the streets of Barcelona last year was a phenomenal achievement, and certainly not one that could be copied (even at a smaller scale) in Scotland. If our country’s drive to independence seems to be lukewarm currently, there is more than just economic uncertainty to blame.

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