Tag Archives: Scottish independence

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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Finance and the Referendum

An interesting study has been performed which shows that people provided with more information are more inclined to vote Yes.  I had not long finished reading that when I checked how the BBC are covering events and found that the … Continue reading

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Currency Options for an Independent Scotland

Since I previously wrote on why the option of retaining the pound was the correct approach for the Yes campaign, it is safe to say that there has been a lot of chatter on the topic.  While it is important … 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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An independent Scotland and the European Union

Despite all the press that UKIP got at the EU elections in May, the continued membership of Scotland in the EU is one of the areas that many have stated as important as they look to decide between independence and … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence & Defence: A Welcome Opportunity

Many people have told me that ‘Defence’ is a key area for them in the decision on independence – it is unquestionably a topic that strikes the heart and head of the debate. Many commentators derided George Robertson’s claim that … Continue reading

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