My Scotland
Follow
Find
8.9K views | +5 today
Scooped by rableather
onto My Scotland
Scoop.it!

Prophecies of doom beginning to look like overkill - Telegraph

Prophecies of doom beginning to look like overkill - Telegraph | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Unionist side can afford to calm down as big issues over independence have been won
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 10:30 AM
No Scottish seats targeted?
rableather's comment, October 13, 2012 12:52 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!

Survey: 84% of firms don't have plan to cope with Yes vote

Survey: 84% of firms don't have plan to cope with Yes vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
More than eight out of ten businesses in Scotland do not yet have plans in place to deal with the result of the referendum if the country votes for independence, a new survey has revealed.
rableather's insight:

and they need one because?

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

Is Standard Life preparing a new headquarters outside Scotland?

Is Standard Life preparing a new headquarters outside Scotland? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The FTSE 100 pensions and savings giant is in talks to buy a large office development in the City of London which could be used as its headquarters if Scotland votes for independence
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Boost for Scottish independence as undecided voters switch to yes camp

Boost for Scottish independence as undecided voters switch to yes camp | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A quarter of voters who were undeclared in March have since said they will be voting yes, survey findsSupport for Scottish independence is being boosted as increasing numbers of previously undecided voters say they are now planning to vote yes, a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Will the Scottish Referendum Spell the Death of the United Kingdom - Newsweek

Newsweek Will the Scottish Referendum Spell the Death of the United Kingdom Newsweek With less than 100 days to decide, Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, already the site of a national parliament that has enjoyed significant power over domestic...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

The Scottish independence debate should be about more than yes or no

The Scottish independence debate should be about more than yes or no | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Fraser MacDonald: The attacks by both sides are descending into idiocy. Post-referendum, everyone must find the grace to work together
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Carmichael threatens to tighten Westminster's grip if Scots vote No

Carmichael threatens to tighten Westminster's grip if Scots vote No | 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!

'Referenda are always a gamble' says Ken Clarke in swipe at Cameron

'Referenda are always a gamble' says Ken Clarke in swipe at Cameron | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The veteran Tory, pictured, who left the Cabinet in this month’s reshuffle, made clear his disapproval of the vote on September 18.
rableather's insight:

I am so glad David Cameron "allowed" us to have a referendum. Aren't you?

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

EU may let Scotland in then close the door to other states

EU may let Scotland in then close the door to other states | My Scotland | Scoop.it
EU members may well let Scotland into their club - but will immediately introduce rules to stop any other breakaway nation doing the same, an expert has warned.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole, says SNP

Scotland's GDP per head £2,300 higher than UK as whole, says SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Party says new analysis of OECD figures show an independent Scotland would be 14th richest country in the economic blocScottish wealth per head is over £2,300 higher than that of the UK as a whole and outstrips major economies such as France, Japan...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

The Naw Regional Anthem

The Naw Regional Anthem | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Better Together has today proposed a new regional anthem for Scotlandshire that will be introduced after the vile Natz are crushed in the forthcoming splittist referendum.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Comment: Independence vital for healthy NHS

Comment: Independence vital for healthy NHS | My Scotland | Scoop.it
I HAVE worked as a GP for 20 years in primary care. I believe the only reason that the NHS in Scotland has stayed true to its founding principles is that since 2007, Scotland’s government has reaffirmed its commitment to a publicly provided service with a focus on mutuality – both public and NHS staff as owners and partners not users and providers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Financial Times' investors' magazine: Westminster is playing down potential oil cash

Financial Times' investors' magazine: Westminster is playing down potential oil cash | My Scotland | Scoop.it
BRITAIN'S leading investment magazine has claimed Westminster is deliberately downplaying the potential for oil and gas returns from the North Sea ahead of the referendum.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Can We Finally Tell the Truth About Britain's Vile 'Queen Mother'?

Can We Finally Tell the Truth About Britain's Vile 'Queen Mother'? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
William Shawcross has won the favor of his fellow monarchists by taking the Queen Mother's curdled life and presenting it as the best of British.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Glasgow 2014: Team Scotland fan removed from the swimming in Glasgow for having the word Yes on their Saltire

Glasgow 2014: Team Scotland fan removed from the swimming in Glasgow for having the word Yes on their Saltire | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IS this you? The Daily Record would like to hear from the woman escorted from her seat by police for displaying a "political" symbol at the event in Tollcross.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scottish women wont be silenced in the referendum debate | Kate Higgins

Scottish women wont be silenced in the referendum debate | Kate Higgins | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Both camps in Scotlands fight for independence have finally woken up to what we knew all along: womens votes will be keyThere was the woman who travelled from Tarbert to Tighnabruaich by ferry for a coffee morning in the winter, whose husband then...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain - Los Angeles Times

Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain - Los Angeles Times | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Newsweek Scotland's expats want a say on independence from Britain Los Angeles Times Actor David Hayman, left, and Yes Scotland Chief Executive Blair Jenkins, third from right, and other proponents of Scottish independence mark the start of the...
rableather's insight:

But they dont want to live here?

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

Scottish independence: SNP considers inflation-based minimum wage but stops ... - The Independent

Scottish independence: SNP considers inflation-based minimum wage but stops ... - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Independent
Scottish independence: SNP considers inflation-based minimum wage but stops ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Could the Scottish independence referendum change Australia's flag? - ABC Online

Could the Scottish independence referendum change Australia's flag? - ABC Online | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Could the Scottish independence referendum change Australia's flag?
ABC Online
If Scotland votes for independence it is possible, but unlikely, that the Union Jack will change, according to the Flag Institute.
rableather's insight:

No Comment 

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

Independence: More ‘don’t knows’ veer towards Yes

Independence: More ‘don’t knows’ veer towards Yes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
UNDECIDED voters are more likely to come down on the side of independence in the referendum – but not in enough numbers to secure victory for the Yes camp.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

NHS 'at breaking point', and the 'parking cowboys' - the papers

NHS 'at breaking point', and the 'parking cowboys' - the papers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
rableather's insight:

Coming to a surgery near you, in the event of a no vote!

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

Pay rise for 150,000 after Yes vote, signals SNP

Pay rise for 150,000 after Yes vote, signals SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
AROUND 150,000 people in Scotland could see their pay increase in the event of a Yes vote in the referendum, according to the SNP.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Government to end nuclear waste veto

Government to end nuclear waste veto | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

The Incredible Story of Rory the Tory

The Incredible Story of Rory the Tory | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Rory made a wonderful BBC documentary in which he successfully demonstrated that large areas of Scotlandshire do not even exist.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Revealed: £1bn bill to keep Trident

Revealed: £1bn bill to  keep Trident | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish taxpayers will have to fork out a massive £1 billion to maintain Trident nuclear weapons on the Clyde over the next 10 years, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by rableather
Scoop.it!

Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton

Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE nationalist icon Ian ­Hamilton has claimed the ­referendum has “radically changed Scotland” because ­ordinary people are coming round to a Yes vote.
more...
No comment yet.