Over 200 celebrities call for No vote in Scottish referendum

More than 200 celebrities and public figures, including Sir Mick Jagger, Sir Bruce Forsyth, Dame Judi Dench, Simon Cowell and Professor Stephen Hawking, have signed a letter calling for a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

Olympians Daley Thompson, Steve Cram and Sir Steve Redgrave are also among the top signatories of the letter backing the Let’s Stay Together campaign.

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Top athletes back Scottish independence 'No' campaign

Some of the UK's most successful Olympic athletes are expected to be among a group of public figures and celebrities who will call for Scotland to remain within the UK.

Daley Thompson, Steve Cram and Sir Steve Redgrave are among the top signatories of a letter urging Scots to vote “no” in the September referendum, according to The Times.

Daley Thompson, Steve Cram and Sir Steve Redgrave are among the top signatories of a letter urging Scots to vote “no”. Credit: Reuters

During Glasgow’s triumphant Commonwealth Games, both sides of Scotland’s constitutional battle toned down their campaign so that they would not be accused of politicising sport.

Public figures are backing the Let’s Stay Together campaign, which was launched last month with an online video and a soundtrack of You’re My Best Friend by Queen.

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