Scotland: Union holds On Thursday September 18 the Scottish people voted ‘No’ to independence, 55% to 45%. In doing so the United Kingdom still holds together. EN A relieved David Cameron For many the breaking of the union which has lasted for over 300 years and has been hugely beneficial to these islands would have been an enormous sadness. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.