An independent Scotland would leave the rest of the UK facing a succession of Conservative governments, Labour's shadow Scottish secretary has warned.
Margaret Curran urged voters at the Scottish Labour conference in Perth to vote No in September's referendum, saying:
The only thing that the SNP's plans guarantee is uncertainty in Scotland and permanent Tory government in what is left of the United Kingdom.
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