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The scare stories - Herald Scotland

The scare stories - Herald Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
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She said: "Any decision on retention of UK citizenship by Scottish citizens after independence would be affected by future Scottish Government policy decisions.
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Support for Scottish independence 'surges over summer', new poll says

Support for Scottish independence 'surges over summer', new poll says | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SUPPORT for Scottish independence has surged over the summer, according to a new opinion poll.
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Tom Gordon: First Minister needs to grasp the tax nettle without delay

Tom Gordon: First Minister needs to grasp the tax nettle without delay | My Scotland | Scoop.it

TAX and munitions have always gone together in newspaper headlines. Tax bombshell, tax blitz, taxmageddon. We’ve had a lot of that in the past…
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Iain Macwhirter: Sturgeon has placed her party firmly on the left

Iain Macwhirter: Sturgeon has placed her party firmly on the left | My Scotland | Scoop.it
WHEN the opposition party leaders, Labour, Tory and Liberal Democrat, urged Nicola Sturgeon to “get back to the day job” following the aborted…
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SNP to scrap pay cap for public sector workers

SNP to scrap pay cap for public sector workers | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE take-home pay of hundreds of thousands of public sector workers in Scotland will be boosted next year by the scrapping of the one per cent…
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Independence vote would not have been called if snap election was foreseen

Independence vote would not have been called if snap election was foreseen | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon would not have announced plans for a second independence referendum had she foreseen a snap general election, Alex Salmond has said.
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Sturgeon and Chief Constable appear with disgraced courtroom liar

Sturgeon and Chief Constable appear with disgraced courtroom liar | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon and Scotland’s top police officer have appeared at an event alongside a disgraced former SNP councillor who lied in court and…
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How would you vote in a second Scottish independence referendum? Week 18 of The P&J rolling poll | Press and Journal

How would you vote in a second Scottish independence referendum? Week 18 of The P&J rolling poll | Press and Journal | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Tell us how you would vote in a second Scottish independence referendum in week 18 of our rolling poll. Every week, in The Press and Journal’s rolling opinion poll, we will seek your views on indyref2 and on the performance of each of the Scottish party leaders. You will have to register your details when …
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'I let Big Tobacco pay for my jaunt to Switzerland because I want to quit smoking', says MSP

'I let Big Tobacco pay for my jaunt to Switzerland because I want to quit smoking', says MSP | My Scotland | Scoop.it

SNP MSP Richard Lyle accepted over £800 in hospitality from a multinational tobacco giant during an overnight trip that he took to help him quit…
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SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill

SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill | My Scotland | Scoop.it
'The current proposals are a direct threat to the devolution settlement which the people of Scotland overwhelmingly voted for in 1997.'
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Scotland threatens AGAIN to block Brexit repeal bill as ministers head to Holyrood for devolution talks

Scotland threatens AGAIN to block Brexit repeal bill as ministers head to Holyrood for devolution talks | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Politicians want more powers given to them instead of Westminster once we quit the bloc
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SNP MPs fear another snap election: “It was one-way traffic to Labour”

SNP MPs fear another snap election: “It was one-way traffic to Labour” | My Scotland | Scoop.it
There is a new debate kicking off now in the Scottish National Party – some might call it splits.
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Euan McColm: Yes army’s naysayers better step into line

Euan McColm: Yes army’s naysayers better step into line | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Independence supporters who attack the SNP’s strategy might reflect on where they would be now without the party, writes Euan McColm
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Our step-by-step guide to setting up a Yes Hub in your area – by a group that did


IN the early hours of September 19, 2014, the result for Clackmannanshire came in. I immediately went to bed.
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Alex Salmond signals indyref2 could be after 2021 Scottish election

Alex Salmond signals indyref2 could be after 2021 Scottish election | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has signalled that a second independence referendum could be delayed until after the 2021 Scottish election when he called for a shift in the
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Spanish police raids aim to halt Catalan independence vote

Spanish police raids aim to halt Catalan independence vote | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A printer´s shop and two offices of a regional newspaper in Catalonia were searched.
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Back off, Jock-baiters

Back off, Jock-baiters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Iain Macwhirter: It has always been a myth that Scots are subsidised by England, but new analysis proves conclusively that it is a lie.
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How an independent Scotland could design a radical tax system that works for all

How an independent Scotland could design a radical tax system that works for all | My Scotland | Scoop.it

AN independent Scotland must have its own currency and an entirely different tax system, including a taxation minister, that is specially…
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Rebus will return - on page and on stage, reveals Ian Rankin at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Rebus will return - on page and on stage, reveals Ian Rankin at Edinburgh International Book Festival | My Scotland | Scoop.it

Rebus is to return.
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The legacy of sectarianism is still poisoning the air of Scotland

The legacy of sectarianism is still poisoning the air of Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Ruth Davidson has reinstated two Stirling councillors who posted anti-Catholic and racist messages on social media. That this kind of cretinous guff still goes on in my hometown in 2017 raises my hackles.
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Revealed: the Foreign Office Devo unit's drive to kill off independence

Revealed: the Foreign Office Devo unit's drive to kill off independence | My Scotland | Scoop.it

The Devolution Unit, created by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 2012 to deliver abroad the "utmost co-operation", now…
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Nicola Sturgeon holds 'productive and constructive' initial talks with Scottish Independence Convention

Nicola Sturgeon holds 'productive and constructive' initial talks with Scottish Independence Convention | My Scotland | Scoop.it

NICOLA Sturgeon has had top secret talks with senior figures in the Yes movement as she prepares to renew her strategy on winning independence…
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Alex Salmond calls for second independence referendum after Brexit 'humiliation'

Alex Salmond calls for second independence referendum after Brexit 'humiliation' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond has said that Scotland should have a second independence referendum – but only after what he predicts will be the ‘humiliation’ of Brexit becomes apparent. The former Scottish First Minister was speaking with his SNP colleague, the journalist John Nicolson, on Talk Radio. Both men lost their seats in the general election.
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RBS takes legal steps to brace for ‘indyref 2’

RBS takes legal steps to brace for ‘indyref 2’ | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Royal Bank of Scotland has taken legal precautions against the threat of a second Scottish independence referendum.The taxpayer-backed bank is shifting its Sco
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Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign

Revealed: The SNP’s plan to reboot indy campaign | My Scotland | Scoop.it

THE SNP’s new Westminster leader believes the party can reboot the case for independence as a left-wing alternative to Tory austerity.
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Ross Greer: Time to show the door to the lunatic fringe killing the independence movement with its bile

Ross Greer: Time to show the door to the lunatic fringe killing the independence movement with its bile | My Scotland | Scoop.it

It’s been a torrid few weeks for the Yes movement. The deeply personal attacks on good people do not make the campaign for independence look…
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