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Scottish referendum: Expected times for council declarations

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Declaration times for the Scottish independence referendum are difficult to forecast owing to the lack of precedents.

The times given below have been drawn up after consulting the 32 Scottish councils, many of which did not wish to give formal estimates.

These can only be taken as a rough guide and may be subject to change throughout the night.

You can follow the results as they come in here.


Declaration times by council area

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar - 02:00 (Declared 03:03) Result - No: 53.42% Yes: 46.58%
  • North Lanarkshire - 02:00 (Declared 04:44) Result- Yes: 51.07% No: 48.93%
  • Inverclyde - 02:00 (Declared 03:34) Result- No: 50.08% Yes: 49.92%
  • Orkney - 02:00 (Declared 02:07) Result - No: 67.20% Yes: 32.80%
  • East Lothian - 02:00 (Declared 04:15) Result- No: 61.72 Yes: 38.28
  • Perth & Kinross- 02:00 (Declared 04.48) Result- No: 60.19% Yes: 39.81%
  • Moray - 02:00 Result- No: 57.56% Yes: 42.44%
  • Clackmannanshire - 02:30 (Declared 01:31) Result - No: 53.80% Yes: 46.20%
  • West Dunbartonshire - 03:00 (Declared 04:08) Result- Yes: 53.09% No: 46.04%
  • Dumfries & Galloway - 03:00 (Declared 04:30) Result- No: 65.67% Yes: 34.33%
  • Angus - 03:00 (Declared 04:27) Result- No: 56.32% Yes: 43.68%
  • South Lanarkshire- 03:00 (Declared 04:46) Result- No: 54.67% Yes: 45.33%
  • East Renfrewshire- 03:00 (Declared 04:32) Result- No: 63.19% Yes: 36.81%
  • Dundee- 03:00 (Declared 03:52) Result- Yes: 57.35% No: 42.65%
  • Falkirk - 03:00 (Declared 04:20) Result- No: 53.47% Yes: 46.53%
  • Renfrewshire - 03:00 (Declared 03:52) Result- No: 52.81% Yes: 47.19%
  • East Ayrshire - 03:00 (Declared 05:09) Result- No: 52.78% Yes: 47.22%
  • Aberdeenshire - 03:00 (Declared 05:54) Result- No: 60.36% Yes: 39.64%
  • Stirling - 03:00 (Declared 04:17) Result- No: 59.77% Yes: 40.23%
  • Midlothian - 03:30 (Declared 04:10) Result- No: 56.30% Yes: 43.70%
  • Argyll & Bute - 03:30 (Declared 05:56) Result- No: 58.52% Yes: 41.48%
  • West Lothian - 03:30 (Declared 04: 30) Result- No: 55.18% Yes: 44.32%
  • South Ayrshire - 03:30 (Declared 05:06) Result- No: 57.87% Yes: 42.13%
  • Shetland - 03:30 (Declared 02:41) Result- No: 63.71% Yes: 36.29%
  • East Dunbartonshire - 03:30 (Declared 04:34) Result- No: 61.20% Yes: 38.80%
  • Fife - 04:00 (Declaration 06:08) Result- No: 55.05% Yes: 44.95%
  • Highland - 04:00 Still to declare
  • North Ayrshire - 04:30 (Declared 04:58) Result- No: 51.01% Yes: 48.99%
  • Scottish Borders - 05:00 (Declared 04:55) Result- No: 66.56% Yes: 33.44%
  • Edinburgh - 05:00 (Declared 05:55) Result- No: 60.19% Yes: 39.81%
  • Glasgow- 05:00 (Declared 04:52) Result - Yes: 53.49% No: 46.51%
  • Aberdeen City - 06:00 (Declared 04:28) Result- No: 58.61% Yes: 41.39%

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