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Better we vote NO now, than be told taxes must increase when the wheels fall off an Independent Scotland


I see many comments to posts on social media that the referendum is not about the SNP, or Alex Salmond or Nicola Sturgeon. That’s perfectly true but many voters are swayed by their promises of huge wealth, lower taxes, greater childcare, … Continue reading

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I’ve been away but back in time for the great Debate #indyref


I’ve been travelling around France in our motorhome since early April; enjoying fabulous weather, rural french countryside and wonderful seaside towns and villages. This was our 2nd year of springtime adventure since I retired. It is a great way of life; plenty … Continue reading

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Is Alex Salmond stupid; or does he think voters are? – #indyref


Alex Salmond writes in The Sunday Times today headlined “There’s a £60bn reason that the Gang of Three won’t cow us” The gang of three, of course, are George Osborne, who last week laid out in precise detail why the … Continue reading

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Like buying a house blind; no viewing, no particulars, just the assurances of the estate agent!


We voters are being asked to decide on whether we should become an independent country without any certainty about what currency we would use. This is the single most important issue there is; though by no means the only one. Like buying … Continue reading

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A Question on Scotland’s Share of UK Assets


I have been reading in the press that Professor Adam Tomkins, the John Millar Professor of Public Law at Glasgow University, has expressed the legal opinion that an independent Scotland would only be able to keep UK assets located in … Continue reading

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Practical Questions on Independence


In the absence of any factual information from Alex Salmond and the SNP on how Scottish Independence will work, just continuous assurances that everything will be same, only better, I thought it might be useful to begin a series of … Continue reading

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