WHAT a difference a year makes.
In August last year the latest in a series of polls from TNS-BMRB on attitudes to Scottish independence produced a dramatic result. The gap between those in favour and against independence had shrunk to just one percentage point. Though nearly one in four remained undecided, the pro and anti-independence options were neck and neck. Ergo, the SNP had only to persuade around half of those "don't knows" to back independence and they would be home and dry.
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