2 Views On Whether Scotland Should Leave The U.K.

David Hayman and Yes Scotland chief executive Blair Jenkins join members of the Yes Scotland team to mark the start of the regulated referendum period on May 30, 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. Leading up to the vote on September 18 to determine whether or not Scotland will leave the U.K., there are questions as to what this will mean for Scotland and its people. (Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

In less than 100 days, the people of Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country.

Pro-unionists say a “yes” vote on September 18 would lead to “cataclysmic” instability. Supporters of independence say oil-rich Scotland should have more control over its own resources and decision-making. What does it mean for the pound? The Queen?

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson is joined by Stephen Noon of Yes Scotland and by David Whitton of Better Together to discuss the implications of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom.


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