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Blow to bigoted Britain as immigration cuts prove bad for economic growth

Blow to bigoted Britain as immigration cuts prove bad for economic growth | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Immigrants boost Britain's income and are less likely to claim benefits and use NHS, Government economic forecasters say.
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Treasury gives debt pledge on Scotland - FT.com

Treasury gives debt pledge on Scotland - FT.com | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
The UK Treasury will on Monday assume full responsibility for Britain’s £1.2tn debt stock in the event of Scottish independence, in an attempt to head off market jitters ahead of September’s referendum.
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British Soldiers In Iraq Torture Probe

British Soldiers In Iraq Torture Probe | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
British soldiers are implicated in more than 1,000 torture cases involving Iraqi civilians and some 200 unlawful killings.
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Scotland independence bid to be obliterated in 2014 - The Commentator

Scotland independence bid to be obliterated in 2014 - The Commentator | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Writing from the Isle of Man -- from where you can physically see England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland -- offers perspective. This Manx writer explains why Scotland just isn't going to vote "yes" to independence in 2014.
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Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness

Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Police in north London have seized blankets, sleeping bags and food donations from rough sleepers in a crackdown on homelessness.
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Having the police treating the desperate like common criminals is not what I pay taxes for.
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Better Together show us How NOT to win a debate in Scotland!

Better Together show us How NOT to win a debate in Scotland! | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Better Together fail to fool working-class Scots by flaunting wealth & privilege within its supports ranks.
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Trident: New contracts signal the direction Scotland will go after a No vote

Trident: New contracts signal the direction Scotland will go after a No vote | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Tories signal full steam ahead for replacement of nuclear-armed submarines despite opposition from Nick Clegg, as Defence Secretary announces £79m of new contracts
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Rest of UK 'should have a vote on further Scottish devolution'

Rest of UK 'should have a vote on further Scottish devolution' | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
A House of Commons committee recommends setting up a constitutional convention to review devolved powers.
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If Scotland votes no, devolution won't be in the hands of the Scottish people.
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Scottish independence: ‘Quick’ transition to EU

Scottish independence: ‘Quick’ transition to EU | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
by SCOTT MACNAB AN independent Scotland would be a voice for “peace and justice” on the world stage and play a key role in international issues, Nicola Sturgeon said today.
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Scotland shows some independence on immigration - Irish Times

Scotland shows some independence on immigration - Irish Times | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
An Phoblacht Scotland shows some independence on immigration Irish Times Alex Salmond: The first minister insists Scotland could have an immigration policy substantially different to the rest of the UK if independence is voted in in next year's...
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Put simply, Scotland is not xenophobic, whereas Britain is.
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More support for small businesses and childcare - SNP (press release)

More support for small businesses and childcare - SNP (press release) | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
More support for small businesses and childcare SNP (press release) New measures to maintain Scotland's place as the best place to do business in the UK, funding to deliver 600 hours of childcare and the continuation of the Council Tax freeze were...
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Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland

The Advisory Group was established by the Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs to provide independent, impartial advice on developing work to tackle sectarianism in Scotland.
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Scottish efforts to join EU 'by common accord' met with resistance ...

Scottish efforts to join EU 'by common accord' met with resistance ... | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond's white paper on Scottish independence argues fresh legal advice would allow 'smooth and timely transition' ... Environment · Tech · TV · Video · Dating · Offers · Jobs · News · Politics · Scottish independence ...
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Taxpayers' £250,000 bill for portraits of MPs

Taxpayers' £250,000 bill for portraits of MPs | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Portraits of MPs have cost the taxpayer around £250,000, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed.
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Cameron, Putin and #indyrefski (with images, tweets) · national

It started with the Sunday Herald tweeting their dramatic cover for the latest issue...
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David Cameron admits lack of popularity in Scotland

David Cameron admits lack of popularity in Scotland | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
PRIME Minister David Cameron admitted that he will not appear in a televised debate on independence with Alex Salmond because he is too unpopular in Scotland.
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Rest of UK backs independent Scotland keeping the pound, poll shows

Rest of UK backs independent Scotland keeping the pound, poll shows | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
England Northern Ireland & Wales show overwhelming support for an independent Scotland keeping the pound.
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It seems the only people against a "sterling zone" are Unionists and Westminster ministers with something to lose.
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Ambitious aspirations for a better country

Ambitious aspirations for a better country | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
IN 1999 I was elected to the Scottish Parliament as a Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife.
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Scottish independence: Scots will lose British culture, warns Darling

Scottish independence: Scots will lose British culture, warns Darling | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
FORMER Chancellor Alistair Darling has used a keynote speech to claim that independence would mean the loss of all British culture in Scotland and would lead to relatives of Scots in other parts of the UK becoming foreigners “overnight”.
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Racism, warmongering, pillaging of other nations' resources? Damn, we sure are going to lose out!
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Scottish independence: Wales fears losing Scotland

Scottish independence: Wales fears losing Scotland | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
The former first minister of Wales, Rhodri Morgan, has claimed that his country would no longer have a sustainable position in the UK if Scotland votes for independence.
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More Westminster welfare cuts show why Yes is better for Scotland | Yes Scotland

More Westminster welfare cuts show why Yes is better for Scotland | Yes Scotland | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
More Westminster welfare cuts show why Yes is better for Scotland | Yes Scotland http://t.co/7JLGTUUqU5
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Scotland on the verge of a new North Sea oil boom

Scotland on the verge of a new North Sea oil boom | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
A recent report by Sir Ian Wood concluded that North Sea oil can deliver a £200 billion injection into the Scottish economy over the next 20 years.
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Yes Scotland welcomes Third Sector support for independence | Yes Scotland

Yes Scotland welcomes Third Sector support for independence | Yes Scotland | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
Yes Scotland has welcomed the launch of a new group aimed at bringing together pro-independence voices in the voluntary, charity and social sectors.
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OFFICIAL: Westminster NOT a Parliament of Whores… | The Slog.

OFFICIAL: Westminster NOT a Parliament of Whores… | The Slog. | Scottish Independence and I | Scoop.it
just answering machines. A small screen-capture extract from the response of MPs to this morning's Slog exclusive about vacancy fibs at the JobCentrePlus site: Comically pathetic and entirely predictable.
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