We’ll tak’ the high road

Scotland has set off down the path to independence but John Lloyd senses a tempering of nationalist fervour and predicts a cannier approach to relations with the UK in future

The World Today Updated 5 October 2020 Published 7 December 2012 4 minute READ

John Lloyd

Co-founder, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and author of '‘Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot: The Great Mistake of Scottish Independence’

Photo: Jeff J.Mitchell/Getty Images

Photo: Jeff J.Mitchell/Getty Images

Scottish nationalism passed through a romantic period in the Eighties and Nineties, which its leadership enjoyed but now wishes forgotten.

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