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Why I believe in Britain

As the polls appear to show a slide back towards No, this writer finally decides that we are better together

By Jackie Kemp  

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One of Scotland’s best-known plays is Peter Pan. At the dramatic moment when the fairy Tinkerbell, traditionally played by a spotlight which flickers and then seems to go out, is close to death. Peter Pan turns to the audience and says she can only be saved if the audience demonstrates that they do believe in fairies by clapping their hands, which generally results in thunderous applause from adults and children alike.

I mention this because the polls showing the…

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