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The Bargain : Why the UK Works So Well for Scotland, Paperback / softback Book

The Bargain : Why the UK Works So Well for Scotland Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Three hundred years ago, Scotland struck an extraordinary bargain with its English neighbour.

Like all the best deals it involved giving away little - nominal sovereignty - in exchange for major gains: economic, political and cultural.

Control over key domestic matters was retained. Today, that bargain, updated for the democratic era, is better than ever. Nonetheless, a Scottish nationalist campaign of remarkable discipline has brought the United Kingdom to the point of extinction.

This book sets out how to save it. It offers new political ideas and a clear set of rules to govern the constitutional debate.

But above all, it urges those who wish to save the Union to explain that the bargain is not just a matter of money, or even sentiment about a shared past, but a canny and sophisticated arrangement that benefits all nations of the UK.

It is the foundation of Scotland's success and unique place in the world.

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