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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Ian Taylor's donation to pro-Union campaign under spotlight again

THE issue of Better Together's biggest donation coming from the boss of a controversial oil trading company has been raised for the second time on the floor of the chamber at Holyrood.

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Growing concern over role of Ian Taylor as donor | Scottish National Party

Growing concern over role of Ian Taylor as donor | Scottish National Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Prime Minister David Cameron has ignored calls to return over half-a-million pounds of political donations from Mr Ian Taylor, the president and chief executive of Vitol, which gave the notorious Serb warlord Arkan $1 million.  Arkan was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for ‘wilfully causing great suffering, cruel treatment, murder, wilful killing, rape and other inhumane acts.’

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Website in donations row back online | Holyrood Magazine

A pro-independence website at the heart of a donations row in the independence debate has gone back online, despite a legal dispute.

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Wings over Scotland | Smear and smear again

Wings over Scotland | Smear and smear again | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

So another 24 hours go by, and still absolutely nobody in the Scottish media thinks it at all newsworthy that the country's main opposition party has a deliberate policy of refusing to support ANY Parliamentary motion put forward by the SNP, regardless of its merits. We wish we were more surprised.

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Cameron challenged to return 'Vitol Chief' donation after MP lists Arkan crimes

Cameron challenged to return 'Vitol Chief' donation after MP lists Arkan crimes | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has been challenged to return money paid to the Conservative party by the Chief Executive of a company which admitted paying a Serbian war criminal one million dollars.

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Danny Alexander latest to be challenged over Better Together donation

Danny Alexander latest to be challenged over Better Together donation | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The row over a controversial donation made to the official ‘No’ campaign has taken a new twist with claims that the Unionist alliance, Better Together, is benefiting from the proceeds of tax avoidance.

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Robertson writes to Darling over No Camp donation | Scottish National Party

Robertson writes to Darling over No Camp donation | Scottish National Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Scottish National Party Westminster leader Mr Angus Robertson MP has formally written to the Chair of the No campaign in the referendum, Alistair Darling, calling on him to hand back the £500,000 donation from Mr Ian Taylor, the president and chief executive of Vitol.

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SNP urge Ken Macintosh to return 'impermissible' donation

SNP urge Ken Macintosh to return 'impermissible' donation | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | News Net Scotland, uniquely Scottish (SNP urge Ken Macintosh to return 'impermissible' donation http://t.co/rXGEGBAS...)...
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