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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.

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."

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Scotland is looking for a 'new flatmate' on Gumtree

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".

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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.

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