Tag Archives: Westminster

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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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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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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Scottish Independence: Let’s talk about it

As we race into 2013 a pause to reflect on years gone by and the significance of 2012 seems appropriate; especially since it was during this year that the foundations were set in stone for one of the most incredible … Continue reading

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