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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Scottish independence: Salmond lauds housing spend

Scottish independence: Salmond lauds housing spend | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
THE £1 billion spent by the Scottish Government on social housing in recent years is good for “our economy and good for our society”, the First Minister will claim.
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Scottish council house new-builds outstripping England 5 to 1 » Housing » 24dash.com

Scottish council house new-builds outstripping England 5 to 1 » Housing » 24dash.com | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Scotland is building five times as many council houses than the UK Government, official statistics reveal.Scottish council house new-builds amounted t0 19.4 homes per 100,000 people, compared with 3.5 homes per 100,000 in England.The Scottish...
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Scottish housing market strengthened by Independence

Scottish housing market strengthened by Independence | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Having been a domestic conveyancing solicitor for 35 years I have witnessed the booms and busts of the domestic property market throughout Scotland; the scramble for limited mortgage funds of the late 1970s to the over abundance of paper money in the 2000s; from mortgage interests rates of over 17% to today’s artificially low ones; from no separate charge to arrange mortgages to the grotesque mortgage arrangement fees endemic in the current system.


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