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Scottish independence: lessons from 1995 Quebec vote

4 April 2014 Last updated at 12:28 BST

There could be lessons for the Scottish independence debate from the 1995 Quebec referendum in Canada.

There, a nationalist party came to power, and decided to hold a referendum on independence, where the no campaign was ahead, but its lead started to dwindle as the campaign progressed.

In a Daily Politics film, Adam Fleming looked into the archive, and spoke to Prof Ailsa Henderson from the University of Edinburgh.

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