A presumptive Metro poll is trying to assess the public opinion on the potential separation of Scotland and England as the SNP have said they will hold a referendum on.
I would imagine many of Metro readers hadn't given it a great deal of thought. But here was their opportunity.
The Metro is inclined to imply current devolution is costly, with subsidies for Scotland at £14billion, of which, it asserts, Scotland uses (read wastes) on free prescription and free university education. Perks us English are denied.
One does wonder if the poll was as emotively charged when asking people their opinion on something the Metro has barely reported on.
If the sample donut graph is anything to go by, the questions were suitably vague;
'Do you believe the rest of the UK will be worse off or better off if Scotland becomes independent?'
Please miss, can you define worse off and better off?
There are many arguments out there. Some say if Scotland metaphorically walks, they will take North Sea Oil, Gas and Fisheries with them. The same industries Salmond has recently accused Osbourne of running a smash-and-grab-robbery on in the budget. If he's upset about it, there must be some truth in the idea.
It seems Wales may also leap away in a determined step towards independence.
Ever get the feeling you might smell?!
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