The Chancellor of the Exchequer told businesses in the Borders that they could be "hardest hit" by a Yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum.
George Osborne was in St Boswells this morning at the start of a whistle stop tour of Scotland.
He took questions from small business owners on a number of diverse issues but inevitably the conversation turned to the vote on Septempber 18th. Jenny Longden has this report.
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