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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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Sturgeon kicks off with NHS and nuclear weapons

The deputy leaders of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, is kicking off the live debate with an opening statement on behalf of the Yes Scotland campaign.

Nicola Sturgeon

"We are now just days from our chance to make history ... this debate has captured Scotland's imagination," she says.

"Only a Yes vote will guarantee an NHS in public hands and publicly funded, only Yes will rid Scotland of nuclear weapons, only Yes will give us the powers to create jobs and a fair society," she adds.

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