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Hugo Rifkind

It’s time that Scotland’s timid posh folk spoke out

From the spires of Loretto, Glenalmond, Fettes and Gordonstoun, let the cry go up...

22 February 2014

9:00 AM

22 February 2014

9:00 AM

I took part in a documentary about Scottishness a few weeks ago, and it wasn’t bad at all. I mused, mainly, on my own border-hopping, fretful-about-independence Scottish-Britishness, and a decent number of people got in touch afterwards to say I’d been speaking for them, too. Others were more cross, but interestingly so.

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