Leading migration experts have received a spate of enquiries from Scots looking to move down under following the independence vote.
Paul Arthur, Director of The Emigration Group said: “Enquiries from Scots looking to head to New Zealand and Australia has been up 21 per cent on previous months, which appears largely to do with the build up to the independence vote. These enquiries have gone up tenfold today with the teams dealing with a raft enquiries from unhappy Scots looking to migrate.
“Many of these Scots were already considering migrating, but the No vote seems to have been the final straw.”
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