Scotland 'better protected in the UK'

A saltire flag flies in Edinburgh on St Andrew's Day. Credit: David Cheskin/PA Archive

Scotland needs the security of being part of the United Kingdom to best protect itself from organised crime, economic shocks and terrorism, according to the Deputy Prime Minister.

Nick Clegg will set out "the positive economic case for Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom and the European Union" in a speech to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce in Edinburgh tomorrow.

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