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Response to steaa (Original post)

Thu Jan 12, 2012, 06:42 AM

76. As a Scot, (may be the only one here) I feel the need to include my input

 

I like the time frame 2.5 years should let people hear all sides, then a vote in autumn of 2014 as in the SNP manifesto i.e. second half of their term. (Which isn't near the date of the battle of Bannockburn thats was in 24 June 1314) It was a Tory 'forgot the name' he was Maggies SoS said so.
The Scottish Government can hold a referendum its been given a mandate, this is important because sovereignty rests with the Scottish people. Unlike England where it rests with parliament. In other words we don't have parliamentary sovereignty in Scots Law. The problem with the Scotland 1998 act is that Westminster has somehow given itself something it has never had i.e. parliamentary sovereignty. In fact the act of union didn't give sovereignty away in fact it rehearses things it can and cannot do.

I don't trust Westminster and the condition's it would like to put on we've been down this road before....



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