The fight for Scotland’s future is now neck and neck, according to a poll that puts the Yes and No camps exactly level ahead of next week’s independence referendum. Today’s survey by pollster TNS puts both sides at 41 per cent among those who are definitely going to vote. Taking into account all respondents, the gap is only one percentage point, with 38 per cent saying Yes and 39 per cent No. Former prime minister Gordon Brown yesterday set out plans for devolution of further powers to Holyrood in the event of a No vote, following a separate poll by YouGov on Sunday that put the Yes camp ahead for the first time. Full story >>
If two competitors in a race, etc. are neck and neck, they are level with each other and have an equal chance of winning. • The candidates are running neck and neck in this election.