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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

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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

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Plan to restrict Scottish MPs voting rights at Westminster scrapped

Plan to restrict Scottish MPs voting rights at Westminster scrapped

Sources claim coalition has dropped plan over fears it could ignite Scottish resentment and create two tiers of MPs. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 30, 2014 at 09:39

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Scottish universities won’t be swamped by English students says study

Scottish universities won’t be swamped by English students says study

Edinburgh university study claims little evidence ‘fee refugees’ would flood north if free tuition policy extended to rest of UK. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 25, 2014 at 08:35

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BBC could be shared with independent Scotland says Treasury Secretary

BBC could be shared with independent Scotland says Treasury Secretary

Danny Alexander concedes Scotland could continue using the BBC and national lottery even if it votes for independence. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 20, 2014 at 08:32

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Ed Balls refuses any role in currency union with an independent Scotland

Ed Balls refuses any role in currency union with an independent Scotland

Shadow chancellor says proposed sterling zone, on back of a yes vote, would be flawed, unstable and may make him resign Read more…

Posted by admin - June 19, 2014 at 08:38

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Independent Scotland has ‘nil’ chance of keeping UK’s EU opt-outs Major

Independent Scotland has ‘nil’ chance of keeping UK’s EU opt-outs Major

An independent Scotland has “nil” chance of keeping the UK’s special European Union opt-outs and would face significant problems joining Nato, Sir John Major has said. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 18, 2014 at 09:31

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China’s Li Keqiang speaks out against Scottish independence

China’s Li Keqiang speaks out against Scottish independence

Asked about referendum at press conference, premier says that he wants to see a ‘united United Kingdom’. Read more…

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SNP publishes draft of first constitution for an independent Scotland

SNP publishes draft of first constitution for an independent Scotland

Deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon releases online document enshrining terms of sovereignty of Scottish people, with Queen as head of state. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 17, 2014 at 08:39

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Gordon Brown: independence could hit lottery funding for Scottish projects

Gordon Brown: independence could hit lottery funding for Scottish projects

Former prime minster says many Scottish cultural institutions would be unable to access millions of pounds of grants. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 14, 2014 at 09:39

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