Governments miss deadline for statement

By Andy Philip

Published: 21/12/2013

The Scottish and British governments have missed a deadline to agree a statement about what happens after the independence referendum.

The Electoral Commission asked both administrations to reach a shared position by yesterday.

Electoral Commissioner for Scotland John McCormick said: “During our assessment of the question we found people wanted impartial information about the referendum before they voted, so we asked both governments to agree a joint position on the process that will follow the referendum.

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