My Scotland
Follow
Find
9.8K views | +9 today
 
Scooped by rableather
onto My Scotland
Scoop.it!

Scotland independence referendum pushed forward in 2012 for people’s choice - NZweek

Scotland independence referendum pushed forward in 2012 for people’s choice - NZweek | My Scotland | Scoop.it
by Guo Chunju
EDINBURGH, Dec. 31 -- Scotland's independence referendum was pushed forward in 201
more...
No comment yet.
My Scotland
published works good or bad on scottish independence
Curated by rableather
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

The Independent | The Tories' new plan for victory: 80 seats that will decide it all

The Tories new plan for victory: 80 seats that will decide it all The Conservative Party has drawn up plans to gain 40 and hold 40 key marginal seats in an attempt to secure an overall majority at the...
more...
Scotsfox's comment, October 13, 2012 1:30 PM
No Scottish seats targeted?
rableather's comment, October 13, 2012 3:52 PM
No, I expect its because they know we will win the referendum 2 years before and wont be concerned by the English Election
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Higher licensing fees post Scottish independence

Higher licensing fees post Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TELEVISION viewers in an independent Scotland would have to pay more for licence fees or watch lower-quality programmes, the shadow Scottish secretary has claimed.
rableather's insight:

Damn and Blast, I was hoping to lose the bbc and only buy the good stuff, like any forgien country!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scotland Ponders in Independence Referendum: To Leave or Not to Leave - Wall Street Journal

Scotland Ponders in Independence Referendum: To Leave or Not to Leave - Wall Street Journal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal
Scotland Ponders in Independence Referendum: To Leave or Not to Leave
Wall Street Journal
Ahead of a referendum Sept.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Alex Salmond: Keeping pound may only be a stopgap

Alex Salmond: Keeping pound may only be a stopgap | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister says sterlingisation - using the pound without a currency union - is a viable 'transition option' for an independent Scotland.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish referendum: shared values matter more than where the border lies | Polly Toynbee

Scottish referendum: shared values matter more than where the border lies | Polly Toynbee | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Tories have not won an election for 22 years this is no time to be giving up on a British social democratic futureEvery time I cross the border, that unmarked line above the Tweed seems more significant.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish independence: What might a currency plan B look like? - BBC News

Scottish independence: What might a currency plan B look like? - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BBC News
Scottish independence: What might a currency plan B look like?
BBC News
We know what the Scottish government's Plan A is on the currency for an independent Scotland.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Alan Warner: booze, books and why he's backing Scottish independence - The Guardian

Alan Warner: booze, books and why he's backing Scottish independence - The Guardian | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Alan Warner: booze, books and why he's backing Scottish independence
The Guardian
Alan Warner: booze, books and why he's backing Scottish independence.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

New survey shows working class favour independence

New survey shows working class favour independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SUPPORT for independence in Scotland’s housing estates could secure a Yes victory in the referendum, a new survey claimed today.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Anne Houston backs Yes vote

Anne Houston backs Yes vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
FORMER Children 1st chief exec Anne Houston says welfare cuts and austerity measures by the Government have pushed her to supporting the Yes campaign.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Privatisation rears its head as future of NHS takes centre stage

Privatisation rears its head as future of NHS takes centre stage | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE future of the NHS took centre stage at Holyrood as a referendum issue, with Health Minister Alex Neil insisting Westminster privatisation posed a threat to provision of healthcare north of the Border in the event of a No vote.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish Independence: Working class boost for Yes

Scottish Independence: Working class boost for Yes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SUPPORT for independence in Scotland’s housing estates could secure a Yes victory in the referendum, a new survey claimed today.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Alistair Darling paid thousands by NHS Privatisation Company

Alistair Darling paid thousands by NHS Privatisation Company | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Independence referendum

Independence referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scots will be asked to decide on the future of our country in this year's independence referendum on September 18. The historic question will be: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" If Scots say yes, First Minister Alex Salmond will begin negotiations which could see Scotland becoming an independent country by March 2016.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Salmond: iScotland would be wealthiest country in world to become independent

Salmond: iScotland would be wealthiest country in world to become independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland would be the wealthiest country in the world to become independent if there is a Yes vote in four weeks' time, Alex Salmond has said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

‘Sterlingisation’ better than UK currency union

‘Sterlingisation’ better than UK currency union | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: USING the pound without the support of a central bank in an independent Scotland is a better option than remaining in the UK, an economic think-tank has said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Alex Salmond: 'we've never been closer' to Scottish independence

Alex Salmond: 'we've never been closer' to Scottish independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A new poll has added to evidence that support for independence has risen with one month to go to the crucial vote
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish independence: could country become energy self-sufficient?

Scottish independence: could country become energy self-sufficient? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Telegraph probes Alex Salmond's renewables plan and asks what will happen to North Sea oil should Scotland vote for independence on September 18
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Ineos buys fracking rights around Grangemouth and Firth of Forth

Ineos buys fracking rights around Grangemouth and Firth of Forth | My Scotland | Scoop.it
News of Ineos's move into shale gas extraction comes amid nationwide protests against companies involved in frackingIneos, the company at the centre of last year's bitter dispute with unions at its Grangemouth petrochemical plant, has bought the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish independence: Scots must reapply to Nato - Scotsman

Scottish independence: Scots must reapply to Nato - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
International Business Times UK Scottish independence: Scots must reapply to Nato Scotsman “We have made clear that, following a vote for independence, the Scottish Government will notify Nato of our intention to join the alliance and negotiate a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Stiglitz Says U.K. Would Drop Denial of Pound to Scotland

Stiglitz Says U.K. Would Drop Denial of Pound to Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The U.K. government’s refusal to grant a currency union with an independent Scotland is a bargaining chip and will be dropped if voters back independence in next month’s referendum, Joseph Stiglitz said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

My escape to Tuscany in event of a No vote

My escape to Tuscany in event of a No vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AS the days tick by towards you-know-what, the debate's temperature rises and more and more folk begin to realise that, whatever the outcome, things will never be quite the same again.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scotland's EU place "not in any serious doubt" | Scottish National Party

Scotland's EU place "not in any serious doubt" | Scottish National Party | My Scotland | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

English voters want Scottish spending cut after no vote, survey shows

English voters want Scottish spending cut after no vote, survey shows | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Future of England Survey 2014 reveals attitudes hardening whichever way Scotland votes in September referendumEnglish voters oppose sharing the pound with an independent Scotland, want public spending there reduced in the event of a no vote and are...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Salmond: I would quit if it meant a Yes vote

Salmond: I would quit if it meant a Yes vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Alex Salmond has admitted he would be prepared to give up his political career and see the SNP abolished if that was the price of gaining independence for Scotland.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish Independence: No voters scared of spiders

Scottish Independence: No voters scared of spiders | My Scotland | Scoop.it
PEOPLE who are scared of spiders are more likely to vote no in the Independence Referendum, according to a study.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish independence: Attacks on currency plans

Scottish independence: Attacks on currency plans | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE leaders of the No campaign warned of the dangers of independence as they took to the streets of Scotland yesterday to mark the final month of the campaign.
more...
No comment yet.