Vote for independence, get a £1,000 bonus, Scots told

With four months to go until the referendum, Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has said independence would see the country £5billion a year better off by 2029-30.

The Scottish National Party said its projections were based on "the extraordinary wealth of Scotland and the ability of the people who live here to run their own country".

However, UK ministers claim people in Scotland would actually be £1,400 a year worse off in the event of independence, due to lower tax revenues and increased public spending.

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