At 03:32 PM 6/8/99 +0100, Sharon Evans wrote:
>If you're meaning Britain should be broken down into its original
constituent >parts then I'd have to disagree, you only need to look at the
Balkans for a >good reason why a unified country fares better than one
split into every ethnic >group possible.
You have only to look at the Soviet Union for a good reason why your
generalization doesn't hold. I'm certain that the people of the Baltics
for example are happier to be out of the old "unified country". Or, to use
an ObCelt example, I'm certain the Irish are happy to be out of the United
Kingdom as well.