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The Scottish Government are going to look at building high speed rail links from Scotland to England.
The First Minister, Alex Salmond, announced the plans at a speech in Carlisle last night.
Mr Salmond's view is very clear. He says Scottish independence will benefit all of us in the North of England.
At least one Cumbrian MP holds profoundly different views and responses in the business community are mixed.
Fiona McIlwraith reports:
Mr Salmond's speech tonight is likely to make more mention of those good relations between England and Scotland in this region.
But he will also give a concrete example of how independence could benefit the area, with a plan for improved high speed rail links.
Peter MacMahon has been speaking to the First Minister this afternoon.
MSP Jackson Carlaw on Salmond's visit over the border on St George's day.
In response to Alex Salmond's visit to Carlisle, to discuss the implications of a 'yes' vote, Better Together say he risks straining cultural and historical ties between England and Scotland.
Alex Salmond will insist that Scotland keeps the pound if the country becomes independent.
Mr Salmond is visiting Carlisle today to encourage people that a 'yes' vote in the referendum would be good for local business.
He is due to say that people in the North of England will still be able to trade and work with an independent Scotland without changing currency.
It is still undecided what currency would be used in the event of Scottish independence.
Alex Salmond will be visiting Carlisle today to encourage the Border community to back the 'yes' vote in the independence referendum.
He is due to say that people of North England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency.
However Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Border, has argued against reintroducing a border between England and Scotland.
Alex Salmond will deliver a keynote speech in Carlisle this evening.
Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie says the First Minister's policy will not benefit the economy this side of the border.
Alex Salmond takes his fight for independence south of the border today.
The First Minister will be in Carlisle to deliver a speech on the implications of a 'yes' vote on businesses in both Scotland and England.
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