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Digital Transformation Scotland EU Referendum

Scotland 'seeks new flatmate' via Gumtree ad following Brexit


By Rebecca Stewart | Trends Editor

June 26, 2016 | 2 min read

A disconcerted Scottish voter has taken to Gumtree to find a "new flatmate" for Scotland in the aftermath of the Brexit.

Scotland gumtree brexit ad

Scotland is looking for a 'new flatmate' on Gumtree

Advertising the vacancy on the 'roomshare' section of the site, the tongue-in-cheek ad reads: "Small industrious northern European nation of 5.3million seeks new flatmates as current resident's behaviour has become unreasonable."

Scotland Brexit Gumtree ad

Posted by a user called 'Scott' the ad stipulates that rent is £200 per-month, but for that bargain price lodgers can expect "nice views" as well as "free university education and medicine" and an "occasionally leaky roof".

In a presumable nod to the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond, those interested are advised to contact "Nic or Eck".

Scotland voted in favour of the UK staying in the EU by 62 to 38 per cent on Friday, with all 32 council regions backing Remain.

Digital Transformation Scotland EU Referendum

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