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Yes and No campaigns battle it out in third Soctland debate

Leading figures from Yes Scotland and Better Together are taking part in a 'Town Hall' style debate in Edinburgh this evening. It comes as the latest polls show a gap of just 6% between the Yes and No vote.

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Alexander: Referendum 'bigger than party politics'

Labour's shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander says that "the decision before us is far bigger than party politics" in his opening statement.

Douglas Alexander

He argues that a unified United Kingdom can deliver: "More and better jobs, a National Health Service that can change and develop the needs for our futures and for our future population, pensions that can deliver dignity and decency as our population ages, a strong Scottish Parliament".

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