In eight days time, Scotland will vote on whether or not to quit a Union that has existed for the past 307 years. Recent polls have showed a surge in support for the pro-independence ‘Yes’ campaign. But what exactly will happen if Scotland elects to leave the U.K. on Sept. 18?
When would Scotland actually secede from the U.K.? The Scottish National Party (SNP) has set a provisional date of March 24, 2016, as Scottish Independence Day.