Borders MP and the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, has welcomed the referendum date:
“I am glad people in Scotland have now been told the proposed date for the referendum.
“The debate about Scotland’s future has already begun and will only intensify, and that is something I look forward to.
“I am confident when Scots go to the polls they will vote in favour of Scotland staying within a strong and secure UK family.”
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