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David Cameron has been accused of misreading the mood of the Scots; but is he also guilty of misreading the mood of his own voters in England? YouGov has conducted polls for Prospect both north and south of the border, and it finds not just that the English are less keen than the Scots to keep the United Kingdom intact, but that Conservative voters see particular benefits in Scotland going its own way.

We offered respondents four options: scrapping devolution, the status quo, “devo-max” and full Scottish independence. If we combine the first two as “unionist” options and the second…

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