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Prime Minister: Scotland’s future is in Scotland’s hands

With a year to go until the independence referendum, David Cameron has spoken about why Scotland should remain part of the UK.

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The Prime Minister said:

In a year from now, people living in Scotland will be making a choice which could radically change their country for ever. Scotland’s future will be in Scotland’s hands.

I hope passionately that Scotland decides to remain within our United Kingdom. What we have works, and it works well.

Ours is a unique union of nations. It’s a union of people too. And together we’ve achieved so much.

We are a family of nations within one United Kingdom. Now is not the time to reduce that relationship to one of second cousins, once removed.

The 18th September, 2014 is Scotland’s date with destiny. It will be time for Scotland to decide.

The best of Scotland and the best of British, or a leap into the unknown?

Scotland’s future is in Scotland’s hands.

Published 15 September 2013