With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to
call, Cameron, the leader of the England-centric ruling Conservative
party, is expected to try to appeal to Scots' emotions by likening
the four-nation UK to a family.
"There's no going back from this. No re-run. If Scotland votes "yes"
the UK will split and we will go our separate ways forever," he is
expected to say, according to advance extracts given to local media
by his office.
Cameron is likely to repeat the anti-independence "Better Together"
campaign's core message: That inside the UK Scotland can have the
benefits of belonging to a larger more influential entity while
enjoying an ever increasing measure of autonomy.
He will make his intervention, expected during the second half of
Monday, after David Beckham, the retired high-profile footballer,
added his name to a petition of English celebrities who say they
want the Scots to stay in the UK.
The celebrity group, "Let's Stay Together", is organizing a public
rally on Monday evening in London's Trafalgar Square to appeal to
Scots not to break up the United Kingdom.
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On Sunday, thousands of independence supporters took to the streets
of Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, as polls showed the rival camps
running desperately close.
(Reporting by Andrew Osborn and Sarah Young; Editing by Andrew
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