“Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom since 1707 and the old cultural ties to the rest of the British Isles are one of the main arguments made against independence in tomorrow’s referendum vote. Yet if the Yes to independence side is to succeed – the polls narrowed in the final month of the campaign to within a couple of percent after a sudden surge in support for independence – it will be something much more modern that will win the day: the use of online technology in a top-down data driven manner and networked grassroots way.”
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Thinking further about this, this is plausibly the beginning of a u-turn. A glance in the mirror if you like, just to check nothing is behind before turning.
I'll have a go at explaining why I think this in the thread.
Understand that the Internal Market Bill won’t reach the Lords until AFTER the October EU Council which could be very significant. Means that the law won’t be on the statue book then plus if compromise is reached, clauses could not be needed before the Lords has to vote on them
@jonworth They think they're being super clever again. They've put the hand grenade on the table & now say they won't pull the pin if we get a deal. The eu knows the grenade would blow us up.