Referendum 2014
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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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MSP challenges MP to war of words

AN MSP has accused her Westminster counterpart of “snidey point scoring” against the SNP Scottish Government over jobless figures.
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Scottish independence: SNP demands funding for ‘shovel-ready’ projects - Politics - Scotsman.com

Scottish independence: SNP demands funding for ‘shovel-ready’ projects - Politics - Scotsman.com | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government has issued a £300 million demand to Westminster to kick-start dozens of major building developments and revive Scotland’s battered economy.
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SNP calls for change to economic course | Scottish National Party

SNP calls for change to economic course | Scottish National Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Too many Scots are paying the price for the UK government’s ill-judged economic policies, the SNP said today, as the latest labour market statistics show that the headline unemployment level in Scotland increased by 16,000 in the final three months of last year.

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'Scottish jobless rate underlines case for independence' | ITV News

'Scottish jobless rate underlines case for independence' | ITV News | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The unemployment rate in Scotland is to reach its highest level since 1993 outstripping the jobless rate in the UK as a whole by 2016, according to a new report.

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David Bell: Sterling idea to keep pound - News - Scotsman.com

David Bell: Sterling idea to keep pound - News - Scotsman.com | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Because jobless figures north of the Border mirror the UK as a whole, it makes sense for an independent Scotland to keep the currency, writes David Bell...
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