Brown set to intervene in great debate

By Calum Ross

Published: 11/01/2014

Gordon Brown is poised to make a major intervention in the battle over Scotland’s future – with proposals for a series of changes to the nation’s relationship with the rest of the UK.

The ex-prime minister will admit in a speech today that Scots “want change” – but will argue the future of the Union should be based on “reform, not abolition”.

In a surprise move, he will outline the first of a set of proposals to hand more powers to Holyrood, creating what he labels a new “union for social justice”.

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