Independence in the hands of ‘middle million’ undecided voters
FEATURE: The Guardian take an in-depth look at the Scottish independence referendum campaign, and the ever-intensifying battle for the estimated one million undecided voters across the country.
"It’s a great debate you get in a pub," says Laurence Brunton, landlord of the Castle Hotel on Dunbar High Street. The regular lunchtime contingent includes a few older characters who are ardently in favour of Scottish independence, but Brunton, a lifelong Labour supporter who voted for a Scottish parliament in 1997, has still to make up his own mind on the referendum question.
"I keep swithering, and I think a lot of people are the same. Are you better with the devil you know? One side says you’ll be this much better off, the other says this amount worse off. It’s a gamble."