BBC Indyref Reminders – The Currency Con



One of the legacies of the independence referendum was the desire to search for a specific flaw in the Yes campaign.  Was there a weakness, without which, Yes may have triumphed?

The issue that has embedded itself in the minds of the commentariat is that of currency.

Of all the issues raised during the referendum campaign, the SNP’s stance on currency is the one most regularly cited by media commentators as the ‘weak link’ in the Yes campaign chain.  So regularly is currency cited as a contributory factor in Yes losing the referendum, that some prominent Yes campaigners have accepted it as true.

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  02 May 2016
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