UK's most senior Civil Servant urged businesses to come out against independence, says FT editor
By Martin Kelly (15 Sept 2014)
The UK's most senior Civil Servant has been pressurising businesses in an attempt at getting them to speak out against Scottish independence, the editor of the Financial Times has said.
Speaking on the Today Programme this morning, Financial Times editor Lionel Barber said business leaders hadn't wanted to get involved in politics, but as polling day draws closer and the polls tighten: "Mr Cameron and the Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood has been on the phone saying, 'will you please speak up?'"
Asked if he knew that was the case, Mr Barber replied: "We know they have, we know they have."
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