Agreement signed by David Cameron and Alex Salmond

Referendum agreement signed by Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond
Referendum agreement signed by Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond Credit: PA Wire

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34% of Scots back independence

David Cameron and Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond have signed a deal to grant the government in Edinburgh the power to hold a referendum on independence. But an ITV News Index poll appears to show only 34% of Scots support independence.