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'Britishness is a generous thing'


In the debate about a referendum about Scotland's place in the United Kingdom, how is English opinion moving?

In the heat of the argument, The Sunday Telegraph published a poll suggesting that more people in England favoured Scottish independence than a maintenance of the Union which raises the question of English self-identity.

Chief political commentator of the Daily Telegraph, Peter Oborne, and the writer Neal Ascherson discuss whether England has a less clear identity than Wales and Scotland.

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