Probing the Scottish Don’t-knows
There are many reasons for not voting, says
AMID all the hoo-ha over the Scottish referendum, not many
people seem to have given much thought to the "Don't-knows" who
turned into the "Didn't-votes".
There is nothing new about not voting in British political life.
In general and local elections, large numbers of people often don't
bother. Politicians tend to talk disapprovingly about voter apathy,
but it may be that they just do not want to hear what the
non-voters are telling them. There is a widespread sympathy for the
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