It is reported by actualno.com. The survey was conducted for The Sunday Times newspaper. The number of Scottish independence supporters is growing. For example, previously 39% of respondents "voted" for the referendum and the separation of Scotland, but a month before the referendum the number of supporters of this idea grew by 4%.
It is to be recalled, that if Scotland refuses to hold a referendum for independence, it will be given greater autonomy in several areas, including the area of distribution of income and taxes. The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said it earlier. In the next few days, it is scheduled to announce the details of the plan.
It is worth noting that many celebrities have opposed the separation of Scotland from the UK. Previously a large-scale campaign "Let's stay together" was organized. In terms of this campaign, the residents of Scotland were sent a corresponding letter-appeal, which was signed by over two hundred celebrities. Among them was Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones leader, as well as a famous musician Sting. The author JK Rowling is against the UK division. She donated a million pounds sterling for the campaign against the secession of Scotland.
The referendum is scheduled for September 18, 2014. Earlier, the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy spoke against Scotland joining the European Union, if it gains independence after a referendum. As an argument, he cited the EU rules, which state that if a part of a Member State becomes independent, it will automatically remain outside the association.