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I HAVE used Scottish banknotes in England since 1977 with no problems. Indeed, last time I did so (in April), the assistant in a convenience shop in a Hampshire town remarked: “Ooh, that’s the second one today.” So the experience of your correspondent Roy Gardiner (Letters, May 16) is very exceptional, rather than a common occurrence.
“Independence anyone?” he asks. Well no, because amongst many other things it is illogical in the extreme to imagine that independence would somehow make English shops accept Scottish notes.
If it is a problem (which is not my experience), a better solution would be to abolish Scottish notes, surely?
Peter A Russell,