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Scottish independence: Salmond’s chances for victory are running out

Most Scots have made up their minds how they will vote in September, and they are heavily polarised

By Peter Kellner  

The commonwealth games may have given Glasgow a boost, but they didn't do the same for the Yes campaign. © Thomas Nugent

With less than six weeks to go until Scotland’s referendum, Alex Salmond’s chances of securing independence for Scotland are rapidly fading. For most of this year, YouGov polls have reported a steady 60-40 per cent lead for the No campaign. As I write this…

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