Category Archives: westminster

Scotland’s influence on UK Governments 1945-2010

I read this on a Facebook discussion and thought it was too good to go unshared. So, please forgive me Ross Allan, for not asking your first. The 67 years since the end of World War 2 have seen 18 … Continue reading

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A collection of arguments supporting Scottish independence

A truly excellent piece of work on the issues surrounding the independence debate. One for the Undecided and No voters to have a good read over. http://www.scribd.com/doc/231110876/Scottish-Independence  

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Introducing John Jappy

I’ve mentioned John Jappy several times in previous articles, but I would like to take time to highlight the man a little further. Mr Jappy is a former senior civil servant who has seen the Treasury’s ‘books’ as far back … Continue reading

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If it wasn’t for the oil…

In my previous post, Beware of snippets and soundbites, I linked to BBC Question Time from 15th May: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04446v3/question-time-15052014 One particular snippet that caught my ear was at 46:56, when a gentleman in the audience offers this comment, “ One … Continue reading

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Beware of snippets and sound bites

One of the video clips doing the rounds today on Vote No Border’s facebook account is this snippet from BBC Question Time from 15th May this year, featuring the former Lib Dem leader Lord Paddy Ashdown and the SNP’s Humza … Continue reading

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Wise monkeys of the media

I find myself not quite sure where to start this morning. UKIP is the obvious place but the more commentary I read from other people the less sure I am on what I want to say about them.  There certainly … Continue reading

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