Scotland might become the ‘Saudi Arabia of renewables’, as Salmond has promised, but that will mean little unless we stop being the Scotland of oil.
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Would Scotland really qualify for Standard & Poor’s “highest economic assessment”?
The gap between those who support Scottish independence and those who oppose it has narrowed, according to a new poll.
September 18 is decision day for Scotland: build a prosperous future on foundation of the pound, or take a leap into the unknown
It is now clear the only way to retain sterling as the anchor of our future prosperity is to keep Scotland within the United Kingdom.
Whilst I’m no fan of the chancellor, what he will say tomorrow will be a perfectly rationale defence of the interests of the rest of the UK if Scotland voted for independence.
Alex Salmond’s plans for independence have received another blow, this time over membership of the European Union.
With Scotland now less than a year away from a defining moment in its history, the policy implications of independence are finally becoming clear.
An independent Scotland would face bigger pressures than the UK to either cut spending or increase taxes as a result of falling north sea oil revenue, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned.
The head of the Better Together campaign has called on those wanting to keep Scotland within the Union to base their case on a positive platform that extols the virtues of membership.