A Saturday voting day will join "devo max" and the lowering of the voting age to 16 in the options set out in the SNP Government's consultation on the rules for the independence referendum, it emerged last night.
A Saturday voting day will join \"devo max\" and the lowering of the voting age to 16 in the options set out in the SNP Government's consultation on the rules for the independence referendum, it emerged last night.
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By Tom Gordon, Scottish Political Editor
But the document, to be unveiled in Parliament on Wednesday before an international press launch, will not seek views on whether a referendum held under Holyrood's existing powers would be legal.
The idea of a Saturday plebiscite was suggested at a recent Holyrood conference as a way of increasing turn-out. Scottish ministers are open-minded on the idea.
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