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Michael Fry has finally seen the light. I look forward to him joining me on the SNP podium

By Jim Mather   December 2006

Like most thoughtful new converts to a cause, Michael Fry brings some fresh insights to the debate about Scotland’s future. However, what is even more striking is the sense of urgency he attaches to the need for Scottish independence and the impatience he has for others to see the light.

I like to think that the arguments we have been putting forward over the past few years have played a large part in Fry’s decision. That is why I believe that his analogy of support for Scottish independence as a “wave” that rises and falls could do with being beefed…

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