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Is Brisbane sucking the Life out of North Queensland———So what do the English think of Scottish independence? | Kevin McKenna | Politics | The Observer—————–“Standards have slipped in every sector of this land and our society is rotten,” he adds. “London is sucking the life out of the rest of us. My hope is that if Scotland votes for independence that it will be a great example for the rest of England that exists outside London. Best of luck to you.”

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Gerry, a veteran builder from nearby Stoke-on-Trent, who chases contracts all over Europe, speaks eloquently and passionately about the prospect of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom and gaining its independence. “Go for it, you deserve it and I’ll support you all the way.” But doesn’t he resent not being given a voice in a debate the outcome of which may have a profound effect on his country? “It’s not my country any more,” he says. I brace myself for some racial and ethnic unpleasantness, but it doesn’t happen.

“Standards have slipped in every sector of this land and our society is rotten,” he adds. “London is sucking the life out of the rest of us. My hope is that if Scotland votes for independence that it will be a great example for the rest of England that exists outside London. Best of luck to you.”

 

 

 

 

So what do the English think of Scottish independence? | Kevin McKenna | Politics | The Observer.

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