Yes Scotland have dismissed claims that the Borders will feel the economic consequences of independence the hardest as nonsense.
George Osborne raised concerns during a meeting at a bookshop in St Boswells this morning.
SNP MSP Joan McAlpine says the region would be better off under independence.
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