This web page lists people and organisations who publicly expressed an opinion relating to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.
In 2012, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) revealed a report known as A Just Scotland, which laid out “challenges for either side of the debate”, in specific calling on Better Together to “define a sensible imaginative and prescient of how social and financial justice could be achieved inside the union”. The STUC had beforehand refused a suggestion to affix the Better Together marketing campaign.
Businessmen, together with Sir Tom Hunter and Sir Tom Farmer, known as for extra readability in the referendum debate to greatest decide.
A compilation of “doubters” by Better Together and journalist Simon Johnson was revealed by the Daily Telegraph on 24 March 2014. It listed people and organisations who’ve raised considerations about Scottish independence, though they haven’t essentially expressed outright opposition. During the monetary reporting season in early 2014, a number of corporations (together with Aggreko, Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays, Standard Life, Royal Bank of Scotland, Macfarlane Group and Breedon Aggregates) listed Scottish independence as a problem in their threat administration sections.
After the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) tried to register with the Electoral Commission as a gaggle supporting a “no” vote in the referendum, a number of organisations resigned or suspended their membership of the CBI in order to take care of their neutrality. The CBI had its registration annulled, with its director saying that the try to register had given the deceptive impression that it was a political entity.
The following teams and people registered with the Electoral Commission as supporting a Yes vote.
The following organisations and people registered with the Electoral Commission as supporting a No vote.
Not all of the people listed had been capable of vote in the referendum, even some of these with a Scottish background.
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