The EU Referendum: Unpredictable in Scotland and the UK

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In Scotland, despite differences in views and parties, the 1975 EC referendum shares some similarities with the EU referendum today, writes James Mitchell. He suggests that the referendum will be an unpredictable contest with the prospect that Scotland may either vote differently than the rest of the UK or swing the overall UK vote, both of which could raise constitutional questions on the future of the UK union.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEuropean Futures
EditionArticle No 52
Media of outputBlog post
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015


  • Common Market Referendum
  • Europe
  • Independence
  • Referendum
  • Scotland


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