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Report warns on Scottish currency union - FT.com

Report warns on Scottish currency union - FT.com | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
A currency union between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK would be liable to break apart, particularly with the public finance challenges Edinburgh would face after independence, a landmark study says on Friday. On the day David
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Salmond's pension plans for Scotland are unaffordable, warns thinktank

Salmond's pension plans for Scotland are unaffordable, warns thinktank | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Economist casts doubt on long-term viability of larger state pension promised by SNP under independence
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Is Scotland near top of world's rich list?

Is Scotland near top  of world's rich list? | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
JUST how wealthy is Scotland compared with other countries?
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Tax rises and spending cuts for decades in breakaway Scotland | UK | News | Daily Express

AN independent Scotland would face years of tax rises and spending cuts because of a spiralling black hole in its finances.
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Scots' views on immigration probed

Scots' views on immigration probed | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
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Scots want immigration cut and more control

Scots want immigration cut and more control | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Most Scots want to see immigration cut and believe that Holyrood should be given control over the issue, according to research.
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Scots more liberal about immigration impact than rest of UK

Scots more liberal about immigration impact than rest of UK | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
SCOTS have a more liberal attitude towards immigration than people in the rest of the UK, according to a major poll published today.
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Small states

Small states | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Small states are more likely to end up on the winning side of votes in the European Union, according to a constitutional expert.
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ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Centre's Professor Michael Keating in press as he gives evidence before the European and External Relations Committee at the Scottish Parliament.

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Giving up pound tops business doubts over independent Scotland

* UK: very unlikely independent Scotland could keep pound* Businesses fear new currency could cause turmoil* 'Yes' campaign says UK would gain from shared currencyBy David MillikenEDINBURGH, Feb 5
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Russell in attack over 'nasty' UK policies on immigrants

Russell in attack over 'nasty' UK policies on immigrants | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
EDUCATION Secretary Michael Russell has provoked a row between the Scottish and UK governments after claiming Britain's immigration policies are based on
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'Xenophobia' drives immigration move

'Xenophobia' drives immigration move | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Scotland's education secretary will claim UK immigration policy is being "driven by UKIP and a nasty xenophobia".
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Scottish News | Scottish voters aren't shifting on independence referendum | The Caledonian Mercury

Scottish News | Scottish voters aren't shifting on independence referendum | The Caledonian Mercury | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The cost of independence might just determine the Scottish referendum. David Cheskin/PA By John Curtice, Strathclyde University The Scottish independence r
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EU referendum ‘more impact on NI than Scots’ independence vote’

EU referendum ‘more impact on NI than Scots’ independence vote’ | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
The coming referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will have greater implications for Northern Ireland than the Scottish independence referendum in September, an academic has said.
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Scottish referendum: groundworks

Scottish referendum: groundworks | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Editorial: To make the case for Scotland's profound importance to the UK, David Cameron needs a proposition that goes beyond the status quo
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Fresh blow to Salmond plans for pound and pensions

Fresh blow to Salmond plans for pound and pensions | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE most authoritative expert report yet published on the economics of Scottish independence has placed serious question marks over Alex Salmond's plans to keep the pound, provide more generous pensions and improve public services if Scots vote Yes in September.
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Scottish independence: Call to ‘settle’ on currency

Scottish independence: Call to ‘settle’ on currency | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE UK government must end the uncertainty over an independent Scotland keeping the pound before the referendum is held, leading economists have warned.
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Scots 'think Holyrood should control immigration not Westminster'

Scots 'think Holyrood should control immigration not Westminster' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Around 60% of Scots think Holyrood should control immigration compared with less than a third who think decisions should stay with Westminster, poll claims.
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Around 60% of Scots think Holyrood should control immigration rather than Westminster, new poll reveals

Around 60% of Scots think Holyrood should control immigration rather than Westminster, new poll reveals | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE YouGov poll also found that Scots are more favourable towards immigration than the rest of the UK where 75 per cent support reduced immigration.
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Scotland needs to stay positive on immigration

Scotland needs to stay positive on immigration | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Scots have always gone their own way on immigration, displaying a markedly more relaxed attitude than polls indicate south of the Border.
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Scottish independence: ‘25 years of economic misery’

Scottish independence: ‘25 years of economic misery’ | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THREE leading Scottish economists have cast doubt on whether an independent Scotland could be part of a sterling zone with the rest of the UK and said the nation’s best option would be to create a new currency.
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ESRC Fellows Professor David Bell and Dr Angus Armstrong presented evidence to the Scottish Affairs Select Committee. More details here: http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=14845

 

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Legal advice on Scottish EU membership 'within weeks'

Legal advice on Scottish EU membership 'within weeks' | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
THE European Parliament will publish within weeks its own legal advice on whether an independent Scotland could be fast-tracked to EU membership.
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Professor Michael Keating of ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change quoted in this article.

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Pound or euro? It's not what Scottish voters are talking about

Pound or euro? It's not what Scottish voters are talking about | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
John Curtice: Politicians may debate the future currency of an independent Scotland, but most people just want a healthy economy
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Mike Russell branded a hypocrite over claim that UK immigration policy is ‘xenophobic’

Mike Russell branded a hypocrite over claim that UK immigration policy is ‘xenophobic’ | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it

EDUCATION Secretary Mike Russell faces accusations of “outrageous hypocrisy” over his claims the UK Government’s student immigration policy is driven by “nasty xenophobia” and fear of the rise of Ukip.


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ESRC's curator insight, January 29, 4:46 AM

Mike Russell, the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong learning in the Scottish Government, will be presenting today at an ESRC funded seminar in Edinburgh entitled "The future of higher education in Scotland and the UK" 

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Young voters urged to use Vine in independence referendum

Young voters urged to use Vine in independence referendum | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Vine is a phone app that requires a great deal of creativity, because it limits your films to six seconds. Now a social science programme is calling on young voters to harness their creativity using Vine to inform the Scottish referendum debate.
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Scottish independence: The Yes campaign

Scottish independence: The Yes campaign | Press coverage - Future UK and Scotland Fellows | Scoop.it
Opinion polls put support for independence - excluding "undecideds" - at 40 percent, yet nationalists are upbeat.
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