Updated July 2011
Scotland‟s national borders comprise one
terrestrial border with England and sea borders, two with England and
several with other countries. The western sea border with England
extends seaward from the Solway Firth.
The eastern border extends into the North Sea from
the mouth of the River Tweed.
The government of the United Kingdom has attempted
to make unwarranted changes to the east end of the terrestrial border
and to the entire North Sea border. The purpose of this paper is to
expose these cynical "stealth" maneuvers and to
provide the Scottish people with additional information on Scotland‟s