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Gap narrows as Independence referendum approaches

The gap between the 'Yes' and 'No' votes in the Scottish independence referendum appears to be narrowing, according to a new poll.

The YouGov survey in tomorrow's Sun newspaper suggests the 'Yes' lead has shrunk from 22 points less than a month ago to just six.

Among those who have decided which way they are going to vote, 53% are against independence, with 47% in favour.

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Leaders reflect on cost to jobs of moving Trident

One member of the audience asked what would happen to jobs in Scotland if the Trident nuclear deterrent were moved, as the topic of debate turns to Scotland in the World.

A Trident-class nuclear submarine Credit: PA Wire

Mr Salmond points out that the SNP would make "Faslane the centre of Scottish defence forces" which he claims "will create jobs".

He says the British government is "wasting money on weapons of mass destruction that can't be used".

Mr Darling counters: "I think we can ill afford to lose another 8,000 jobs from the Clyde and the west of Scotland" if Trident was moved to England.

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