Linlithgow’s Alex Salmond took centre stage this week as he outlined the Scottish Nationalists’ Independence Referendum White Paper.
Tuesday’s announcement was made in front of an excited worldwide media scrum and sparked a blizzard of headlines, soundbites and debates. It’s the biggest test of character Alex and his supporters will ever face. Indeed, the result of next year’s poll could - and probably will - make or break many politicians’ ambitions. Our straw poll (right and below) is pretty much what you’d expect. Some say ‘‘aye’’, some say ‘‘naw’’ and the rest ‘‘dinnae ken’’. Where do you sit on this historic decision? Wherever it is, don’t sit on the fence! It’s an issue far too important to ignore.