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The Alternatives: Tories, Labour or Independence Nirvana

The most serious challenge facing the UK is the deficit. The UK deficit is high, but the Scottish deficit is higher and growing. As Alex Massie outlined in the Scotsman today ( 212 more words


Mark Carney's message is clear.

Mark Carney’s message is clear: families and businesses across the whole of the UK will benefit from the fall in oil price, but the oil industry in Scotland will pay the price (Cover today). 150 more words


In response to John Swinney

John Swinney’s letter in the Scotsman today makes interesting reading, particularly his belief that “Scotland will prosper best when all revenue raised here stays here”. 112 more words


What Incompetent Amateurs.

After a disastrous first budget, Joe Hockey looks to be a man without ideas. So too his dear leader Tony Abbott who, in what appears to be an act of desperation, has pleaded with the business community to help him. 725 more words