The EU Referendum: Lessons from Scotland

In 2014, while Scottish pro-independence campaigners seemed to have the momentum in the final months of the campaign, the ‘No’ camp won with 55 percent…

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In 2014, while Scottish pro-independence campaigners seemed to have the momentum in the final months of the campaign, the ‘No’ camp won with 55 percent of the vote. What are the parallels, if any, between this referendum and the forthcoming referendum on EU membership? Douglas Alexander, former Shadow Foreign Secretary and Minister for Europe, explains what lessons today’s EU referendum campaigners can learn from it. Chair: ECFR's director Mark Leonard.