Broadcast on 12 August 2014

BBC Scotland's independence referendum debate from 12 August 2014, as filmed at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.

Duration: 1 hour.


  • James Cook.

Panel Members:

  • Angus Robertson MP, Leader of the SNP Westminster Group, SNP, Yes Scotland.

  • Danny Alexander MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liberal Democrat, Better Together.

  • Blair McDougall, Campaign Director, Better Together.

  • Ken Stott, Scottish Actor, Yes Scotland.

  • Nicky Marr, Columnist for the Inverness Courier, Undecided.

Main questions asked:

  • Is there really any need for a 'Plan B' alternative to a currency union?

  • Does a No vote threaten the very existence of the NHS in Scotland?

  • Has Boris Johnston let the cat out of the bag with 'no more powers for Scotland'?

  • Whatever happens on September 18th, as we can see here, Scotland is a divided nation on this subject. What should be done to draw the country together be it a Yes or a No vote on the 19th September?