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Latest update : 2012-04-23

Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise

Scotland's devolved government intends to ask voters in 2014 whether they want to break away from the rest of the UK. It's a referendum which raises many economic questions: who would control Britain's oil reserves in the North Sea, and what currency would an independent Scotland use? Those are some of the questions Markus Karlsson puts to Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise.

By Markus KARLSSON

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