What do you know about Scotland? Use 5 minutes on writing down what you know about Scotland
1. What are the arguments for Scottish independence? What are the arguments against?
- they want to make their own decisions. The for is Scotland will become lot more independent.
2. Do you think it is solely an economic question? Why/why not?
It is not only because of the economic, but it has something to do with it. There are a lot of cultural different, and I think it is time for them for them to be them self
3. Who can vote?
a. Do you agree with the voting age? Why/why not? i may think they are a little to young, unless t is a country how are very much into politics, and knows a lot about it.
4. What do the texts say will happen on 19 September?
a. If ‘yes’? they mean that they will get a lot of yes votes the Scottish would most likely have a big party After that, it will get down to the process of negotiating1 with the rest of the UK
b. If ‘no’?
5. What do you think will be the result of the Referendum? I think yes, I think they wont to be independent
Guide to the referendum process
From: Scottish Office, Published 12 May 2014
The Scottish independence referendum will take place on Thursday, 18 September, 2014. On this page, you’ll find useful information about the referendum.
Who can vote?
Most people over the age of 16 who live in Scotland will be entitled to vote. As with other UK elections, to get a vote you will need to register in advance. Unlike other UK elections, 16 and 17 year olds will be able to vote in the referendum. For more information for young voters see the Electoral Commission’s FAQs for young voters
What will the question be?
The referendum question will be: “Should Scotland be an independent country?” and voters will choose yes or no. Whichever option has the most votes will win the referendum, regardless of how many people turn out