But may I remind Mr Farquharson that 15 per cent of the voting population did not vote, so I shall give him the benefit of the doubt here and give him 7.5 per cent of that 15 per cent, so therefore 45 per cent minus 7.5 per cent takes it to 37.5 per cent who voted for independence.
R E Tait
Could Alex Orr (Letters, 11 February) please explain what a “failed” referendum is? Referendums are not about success or failure. They are about taking action in accordance with the will of the people.