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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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Brown: Yes vote 'won't benefit ordinary Scottish people'

The shareholders of Scotland's most profitable private companies will benefit from independence rather than the ordinary people of Scotland, Gordon Brown has said.

Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown during a Better Together Scottish referendum event in Dundee. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The former prime minister launched an attack on the SNP's tax policies under independence as he joined Better Together leader Alistair Darling at a rally aimed at postal voters.

Former prime minister Gordon Brown claimed the SNP has 'o plans to raise funds that would come from a fairer taxation system'. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Brown told the audience that while the nationalists "dine out" on ideas of equality, they have "no plans to raise funds that would come from a fairer taxation system".

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