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Fri Jan 13, 2012, 01:45 PM

97. Scottish independence: Wales and Northern Ireland make unity plea

The potential consequences of Scottish independence were underlined when David Cameron was told that the UK parliament would need to be overhauled if Scotland broke away from the union.

The first minister of Wales warned that radical changes would have to be made to prevent England dominating a new United Kingdom.

Carywn Jones spoke out at a meeting of the British-Irish Council in Dublin after Salmond appeared to draw a parallel between London's treatment of Scotland and its historic behaviour towards Ireland. The first minister then softened his rhetoric to invite the prime minister and Nick Clegg to Scotland to discuss their plans to accelerate a referendum on Scottish independence.
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Peter Robinson, the Democratic Unionist first minister of Northern Ireland, launched an impassioned plea for Scotland to remain in the UK.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/jan/13/scottish-independence-wales-northern-ireland

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