Debate on Scottish Referendum on Independence

The British House of Commons held a debate on Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom. Scotland would be holding a referendum on… read more

The British House of Commons held a debate on Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom. Scotland would be holding a referendum on September 18, 2014, to decide whether or not to separate from the U.K. Members of the three main parties as well as a few from the Scottish National Party spoke, mainly on why Scotland should stay in U.K. Scottish National Party member Pete Wishart said that Scotland had an opportunity to become a “self-governing nation once again and to walk tall in the world with national self-respect and dignity.”

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Debate on Scottish Referendum on Independence

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Program ID:
317723-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2014

Airing Details

  • Feb 11, 2014 | 1:39am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2014 | 12:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 15, 2014 | 6:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2014 | 9:35pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 18, 2014 | 6:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3