How would Scottish independence affect us?

It is six months until the referendum on Scottish independence, and while people in the North East of England share a border with Scotland, they will not have a vote. However, its consequences could be greatest for this region.

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How would Scottish independence affect the North East economy?

The North East of England may be affected more than most other regions of the UK by Scottish independence, if the people of Scotland choose to vote Yes in the referendum in exactly six months time.

Political Correspondent Paul Brand looks at the economic impact on the North East:

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