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Gordon Brown on Scottish independence.

Forme prime minister Gordon Brown leaves after giving evidence at the Leveson inquiry. Photograph: Getty Images.

The Olympics it is pretty clear – we managed to do it in cycling with pooled resources – if you had just divided the money and put a tenth to Scotland and a tenth to Yorkshire, you could not have achieved the same results we did.

Gordon Brown says Britain's Olympic success is another reason to oppose Scottish independence.

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