Scottish independence: Referendum 'could be headed for dispute'


One of Scotland's foremost political academics, Professor James Mitchell from Strathclyde University, has warned Scotland's independence referendum could be headed for dispute.

It comes as the first minister and prime minister are set to meet on Monday to approve a deal expected to include a single yes/no question.

Prof Mitchell told BBC Scotland's Sunday Politics Scotland programme: "If you're going to have a referendum it needs to be beyond dispute how you interpret that result and I don't think that's likely to happen as currently envisaged and without a lot more information."

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