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Salmond's defence policy condemned by pro-independence politicians

Salmond's defence policy condemned by pro-independence politicians | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond has faced an embarrassing attack on his defence policy from former SNP politicians who left the party in protest over its controversial decision in favour of membership of Nato.
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Salmond's military spending plan is wrong, say pro-indy critics

Salmond's military spending plan is wrong, say pro-indy critics | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

First Minister Alex Salmond's military spending plan for Scotland "completely undermines" the opportunity to take a different approach, according to critics in the pro-independence campaign.

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The Scottish referendum is about popular sovereignty, not identity - The Guardian

The Scottish referendum is about popular sovereignty, not identity - The Guardian | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it
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The Scottish referendum is about popular sovereignty, not identity
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This is doomed to fail. The British establishment has never understood Scotland's distinct constitutional grievances.
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New report: Scots paying more tax than rest of UK

New report: Scots paying more tax than rest of UK | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

SCOTLAND "more than pays her way" in the UK with the tax-take per person higher north of the Border than the rest of the UK, according to a new report by the Scottish Government.

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Silence over No donation

LEADING political figures behind Better Together, the pro-Union campaign, are maintaining a wall of silence over a £500,000 donation from a controversial business figure.

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Case for Scottish control of welfare is 'unanswerable', say SNP

Case for Scottish control of welfare is 'unanswerable', say SNP | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

The case for Welfare being devolved to Scotland is 'unanswerable' the SNP has said, after a new report laid bare the scale of cuts being inflicted on Scotland.

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Labour forced to admit Scotland isn't subsidised | Scottish National Party

Labour forced to admit Scotland isn't subsidised | Scottish National Party | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

Scotland has generated £222bn more in tax over the last 30 years than the UK average, new figures have revealed.

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The No Campaign gets its figures wrong again!

The No Campaign gets its figures wrong again! | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

Ian Taylor, the No Campaign’s largest donor, wrote an article in The Sunday Herald last week explaining “Why he gave the No Campaign £500,000”.  The donation itself has caused some heated political debate (around the fact that he is not registered to vote in Scotland), but since this site is a professional business and economics online magazine, we will focus on the economic claims Mr Taylor makes.

 

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Don't stand so close to me

Don't stand so close to me | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

Here's Ken Macintosh MSP on today's Good Morning Scotland:

 

GARY ROBERTSON: Do you have concerns about where the funding for the Better Together campaign is coming from? There have been questions ab...

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A Scottish Liberal: Does Better Together care about free speech?

A Scottish Liberal: Does Better Together care about free speech? | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

 I have been alarmed to discover that today, a website to which I am an occasional contributor - National Collective - has been temporarily taken down after threatened legal action.

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Letter claims BBC "failed" in its reporting of Foreign Minister's EU comments

Letter claims BBC "failed" in its reporting of Foreign Minister's EU comments | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

A letter sent by an official at the Luxembourg Embassy in London has accused BBC Scotland reporter Glenn Campbell of failing to interpret accurately a response given by the nation’s Foreign Minister to a question posed by the BBC Scotland reporter on the EU and Scottish independence.

 

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Way down deep in the middle of the Congo

Way down deep in the middle of the Congo | Scottish referendum | Scoop.it

We haven’t heard any more from Ian Taylor’s lawyers yet. But in a surprising development never previously observed on the internet, his attempt to silence various pro-independence voices appears to have resulted in people digging deeper into the affairs of Vitol, the oil-trading company of which he’s been Chief Executive since 1995.

 

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