Saturday, 29 June 2013

The Union: an historical perspective - is it Better Together or is Independence the answer?

The University of Edinburgh has published the video of Prof. Tom Devine's lecture "In bed with an elephant: why has the Union survived for over three centuries?" and the subsequent panel discussion which I reported on last Sunday in Harmony in Chaos.

• Willie Rennie (Scottish Lib Dem Leader)
• Professor Tom Devine
• Ruth Davidson (Scottish Conservative Leader)
• Professor Charlie Jeffery (acting as chair)
• Blair Jenkins OBE (Chief Executive of Yes Scotland)
• Dr Nicola McEwen
• Margo MacDonald (Independent MSP)

If you don't have the time to watch the whole thing, I would certainly recommend you watch Tom Devine's lecture, which lasts for the first 32 minutes of the video.

Willie Rennie's shooting himself in the foot occurs at 1 hr 15 mins. 
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