Posts tagged "scotland"

Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as ‘least bad’ option

Ed Balls says Scotland would have to join the euro as ‘least bad’ option

Shadow chancellor fears vote for independence would leave no alternative but single currency he views as deeply flawed. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 24, 2014 at 09:26

Categories: News   Tags: , , , ,

Gordon Brown: independent Scotland would have ‘neo-colonial’ ties with UK

Gordon Brown: independent Scotland would have ‘neo-colonial’ ties with UK

Former prime minister, promoting his book My Scotland, Our Britain, calls independence ‘worst possible outcome for Scotland’. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 16, 2014 at 08:07

Categories: News   Tags: , , ,

Independent Scotland’s economy ‘would crash if it tried to use sterling’

Independent Scotland’s economy ‘would crash if it tried to use sterling’

Leading economist Ronald MacDonald says SNP’s plans to use the pound after a yes vote are fundamentally flawed. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 15, 2014 at 09:21

Categories: News   Tags: , , ,

Bank of England makes emergency plans in case of Scottish independence

Bank of England makes emergency plans in case of Scottish independence

Stability of sterling could be threatened if Scotland votes for independence, while Treasury only preparing for no vote. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:11

Categories: News   Tags: , ,

Trident missiles ‘could be relocated to Plymouth from independent Scotland’

Trident missiles ‘could be relocated to Plymouth from independent Scotland’

Devonport is obvious alternative to Faslane for Britain’s nuclear missiles, says Rusi thinktank, despite risk of ‘accidental ignition’. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 14, 2014 at 09:22

Categories: News   Tags: , , ,

Postal costs in Scotland could rise after independence say MPs

Postal costs in Scotland could rise after independence say MPs

Committee says continuing provision of universal postal service could require significant additional cost to taxpayer or consumer. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 9, 2014 at 11:47

Categories: News   Tags: , ,

Douglas Alexander calls for Scottish national convention after referendum

Douglas Alexander calls for Scottish national convention after referendum

Nation must ‘chart new vision’ after vote on independence as unionist parties suggest further devolution regardless of result. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 8, 2014 at 08:49

Categories: News   Tags: , , ,

It’s Scotland’s pound and we’re keeping it says Alex Salmond

It’s Scotland’s pound and we’re keeping it says Alex Salmond

First minister indicates independent Scotland would use sterling even if formal sterling zone was rejected by UK government. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 08:37

Categories: News   Tags: , , ,

Scotland’s GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole says SNP

Scotland’s GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole says SNP

Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic bloc. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 28, 2014 at 08:45

Categories: News   Tags: , ,

Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court

Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court

Court dismisses attempt by Leslie Moohan and Andrew Gillon, serving life sentences for murder, to overturn voting ban. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 25, 2014 at 09:13

Categories: News   Tags: , ,

Next Page »