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Ten Reasons: No Thanks

Lord McConnell

Today we decide. It is a momentous day, and whatever we think of the campaigns, or the importance of the question, we will choose Scotland’s constitutional future in these next few hours.   Inspired by a good friend who wrote quite a good list of his 10 top reasons for voting Yes, I thought the…

To vote or not to vote?

Baroness D'Souza

You have three choices; to vote for an amendement, against it or to abstain. Most party political peers tend to vote along the lines set out by their parties – although not always. Independent crossbenchers however haven’t got a ‘party line’ so each vote requires knowledge on the amendment itself. In a sense this means…