Dangers of Scotland leaving the UK

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Re: Dangers of Scotland leaving the UK

Post by Tizer » 21 Sep 2014, 15:35

Kev, I heard it put over as more or less education but I think it was probably based on the usual social class definitions, A, B, C etc. which correlate with educational attainment.

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Re: Dangers of Scotland leaving the UK

Post by Stanley » 22 Sep 2014, 04:50

Ergo, all poor people are thick. Doesn't this type of facile assumption make you mad!
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Re: Dangers of Scotland leaving the UK

Post by Big Kev » 22 Sep 2014, 08:54

"According to the data, Scots who voted Yes in the referendum tend to be younger, poorer, and more likely to be out of work than than those who voted No."
from The Telegraph Some interesting comments made about this article.
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Re: Dangers of Scotland leaving the UK

Post by Tizer » 22 Sep 2014, 09:22

If you're poor and/or out of work then you're more likely to feel that you've nothing to lose by voting for change. If you're younger (and you could vote from 16 upwards in this referendum) you'll probably feel that you've got less to lose by voting for change than would someone with a family, house etc.

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