What happens if Scotland leaves the UK tomorrow? Here’s 10 things you need to know – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

What happens if Scotland leaves the UK tomorrow? Here’s 10 things you need to know




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Here’s 10 things that will happen should Scotland vote YES tomorrow:

1 – Scotland will become officially independent from the United Kingdom on March 24, 2016, for Scotland’s independence day.

2 – Negotiating teams from both Yes and No teams would have to construct a new constitution.

3 – The Yes campaign say The Queen would remain as Monarch.

4 – It’s still undetermined whether Scotland would continue to use Sterling or create a new currency marked against it.

5 – Scotland would negotiate its own commitment and involvement in the war on terror.

6 – Scotland would more than likely have an open-border policy allowing all UK residents to work and live there.

7 – Scotland would be in control of their own tax rate.

8 – They are more than likely to exit to EU if the UK do the same, this would mean Scottish people would need passports.

9 – It would potentially diminish the UK’s standing in the world.

10 – Many groups in Northern Ireland have indicated they would like a referendum on independence if Scotland vote Yes.

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