We’ve taken quite a lot of cold medication this week, readers, and it’s caused us to have a bit of an epiphany. We’ve realised that our constant advocacy of independence is a recklessly optimistic position which takes no account of the very real dangers of separating Scotland from the rest of the UK (and the world), and that in order to be responsible citizens we ought to present a more balanced picture.
We’ve decided, therefore, to use this page to keep track of the numerous and often serious potential consequences of a Yes vote in 2014, as helpfully pointed out by our concerned countrymen south of the border and the cooler heads in our own land.
IF YOU VOTE ‘YES’ TO INDEPENDENCE:
We don’t mind telling you, folks, we’re having second thoughts. Please let us know of any other perils we may have missed, so we can reach a mature, informed and above all positive decision before continuing with the site.