The people of Scotland have spoken. We have chosen unity over division and positive change rather than needless separation.
It is a momentous result for Scotland and also for the United Kingdom as a whole.
By confirming our place within the Union, we have reaffirmed all that we have in common and the bonds that tie us together.
Let them never be broken.
But as we celebrate, let us also listen. More than 85 per cent of the Scottish population has voted. People who were disengaged from politics have turned out in large numbers.
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