While the truth gets its boots on
Alex Salmond says “Far more people in Scotland, by majority and percentage, wanted to stay within Europe as wanted to stay with the United Kingdom”. Is that true?
The second number is very significantly higher – almost 70% higher, in fact. So it’s looking pretty good so far.
No vote: 55%
Remain vote: 62%
We’ve had some top experts check this one out for us, and it seems that 62 is indeed a bigger number than 55. So in the terms the former First Minister used he was absolutely, categorically, unambiguously and unequivocally telling the truth. Those claims are 100% accurate.
Now let’s see how it was reported ….