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Scottish independence vote date

The Scottish independence referendum will be held on 18 September 2014, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has announced.

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Scotland will be 'on pause' until referendum

Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont. Credit: ITV News

Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont said that with the date set "we can see an end in sight", but Scotland will be "on pause" until the independence referendum is out of the way.

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