Category Archives: UK problems

Why I’m voting Yes

‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ – that is the question all citizens of Scotland have to answer on the 18th of September.  Yes is my answer and I’ll tell you why: Democracy & Accountability The UK political system is … Continue reading

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Mortgages, the Economy & the Referendum

While the No campaign fails to give a tangible reason why Scotland is currently better together with Westminster their tactic instead is to speculate on what might happen if there’s a Yes vote, whilst ignoring any challenges that exist for … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Economy: Wealth, Health, Challenges and Opportunities

The Economist has shown before that the editorial team seems to have a chip on their shoulder when it comes to Scotland.  This month they have an article looking at the upcoming referendum in which they run the line that … Continue reading

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Paying the Price for Westminster’s Failure

My previous blog post focussed on the hypocritical parties that dominate Westminster politics – with Labour’s duplicity with the Bedroom Tax, allowing it to continue when they could have ended it and also the Tories complete disdain for the masses … Continue reading

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No: What you’re voting for (part 3 – A System of Hypocrites)

Why not fix something that is horrendously broken?  You need look no further than 24 hours from Monday into Tuesday this week to see that our current political system is in gross need of repair.  There were two key incidents … Continue reading

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No: What you’re voting for (part 2 – The Royal Mail Privatisation Scandal)

Have you ever nipped out the house for walk round the park, and come home to find that all of your furniture has been sold off at bargain prices?  I’m guessing not, but if it did happen you wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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No: What you’re voting for (part 1 – Erroneous claims on trade and business)

PART 1: Erroneous claims on trade and business: The proposed question for the 2014 referendum is ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’ which presents a clear choice of a Yes vote for Scottish independence or a No vote for remaining … Continue reading

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