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    11 January 2012 | Scotland UK British Forces News Worldwide.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Full length interview. Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell, whose constituency includes RAF Leuchars, says the SNP still has not explained how the forces would function in an independent Scotland.

    In an interview with Forces News presenter Kate Gerbeau, he said there were too many unanswered questions that need to be addressed before any referendum.

    Watch/Listen to video at the link


    Defence fears over independent Scotland
    11 January 2012 | Scotland UK By Carla Prater
    British Forces News Worldwide

    The question of Scottish independence has turned into a huge constitutional row today, with defence one of the key issues still to be addressed.

    Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, claims he can hold a vote on independence in 2014, but the UK Coalition insists it has to authorise a legally-binding ballot.

    video is at the link