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Ownership of UK Gold up for Negotiation if Scotland Votes Yes

By Jan Harvey
Reuters
Monday, September 8, 2014

LONDON -- An independent Scotland could lay claim to a part of the United Kingdom's 310-tonne gold reserves if votes go in favour of the "yes" campaign this month, with ownership of Britain's bullion hoard up for negotiation along with other assets.

"The distribution of the UK's assets in the event of Scottish independence would be subject to negotiation between an independent Scottish Government and the continuing UK government," a spokesman for the United Kingdom Treasury said on Monday. ...

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