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Another tame expert speaks

It’s difficult to see how the description of John McLaren as a “leading economist” accords with his abysmal failure to recognise that the whole of Scotland’s budget is determined by Westminster. Somewhat curiously for a supposed “expert” he seems to … Continue reading

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We know who speaks for Scotland

Most people will, I think, be curious as to why the British parties are so anxious to have the Fiscal Framework/Scotland Bill rushed through with the minimum of scrutiny. Certainly, those who are aware of the British establishment’s agenda will … Continue reading

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Lord Cochrane of Bile

  Few things have exposed the “Union At Any Cost” dogma of British nationalist fanatics more effectively than the fiscal framework talks between the Scottish Government and the British Treasury. And, as one would expect, nobody expresses this demented dogma … Continue reading

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With us? Or against us?

Having heard John Swinney speak on the subject of the financial framework negotiations at the weekend, I am more convinced than ever that we have the right man in place. A man who can be relied upon to tenaciously defend … Continue reading

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