Richard Lochhead, MSP, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Environment has said that an 'abandoned platform' is 'deeply worrying' and has called for all information to be shared so that 'we can understand all the facts.'
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However the vote goes, bonds of blood, history and geography mean the people of the Scottish borders will stay closely linked to England.
Alex Salmond could be hailed the future leader of a new country, but there is still no agreement on how an independent Scotland would work.
Corby has the largest Scottish exile community - although they are not entitled to vote, if they could it would be an overwhelming "No".