What are your views?
NI , if it voted substantially to join Eire would be a welcome move, but I suspect Eire want that as much a a a hole in the head, and a local civil war may ensue. Wales , so far, has shown no enthusiasm for total independence. Scotland , mainly due to their belief that “Westminster “ ignores their wishes( eg referendum on EU) and a deep dislike of folk like Johnson, May well press for a ( possibility successful from their point of view) Indy. In my view this would be a disaster for them as over 60% of their trade is with rUK ; the loss of Barnett could cause either a big drop in public spending or a huge income tax rise of about £2500 per head on average, coupled with a massive issue in Defence, exposing the North of U K to long term threats and the need to relocate the deterrent , and losing airfields needed by the RAF. I understand their frustration, and believe an Independence Referendum may well mean them leaving. For all our sakes I hope not as I really believe for both of us we are truly better together. I have always felt British rather than English, but realise that may not be the case, regrettably for some entrenched Welsh or Scots. Curious that , since proclaiming being English is somehow linked with BNP but for them patriotic