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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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Westminster 'squandering Scottish oil revenue'

The participants are debating the future of North Sea oil and whether an independent Scotland's economy would be better off.

North Sea oil Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon gets the first big clap of the evening, saying: "If Douglas is right and we are overly dependent on oil and we're too poor to be independent, how has this resource-rich country got into that state?

"That's something wrong with how we're being governed. It's not an argument to stay the same, it's an argument for change."

She accuses Westminster of squandering "much of our oil wealth over the last 40 years".

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