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Tag: scottish economy

Who’s kidding who on two way trade with England?

Derek Bateman goes in search of facts on Scotland's supposed trade deficit with England and what might happen in the event of independence. Disclaimer. I’m pretty...

Podcast: Setting the record straight on Scottish economy?

Independence means you'll be poor, says Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys. We'll stop writing you cheques, says The Telegraph... Two bizarre establishment responses...

Podcast: An economist’s view of oil, fracking, the Scottish economy and...

These are complicated times for political addicts. What is happening to the price of oil, and what does it mean for the North Sea...

Campaign 2016 Media: First five days reveal ‘BBC bias’, says Robertson

Dr John Robertson plans to review BBC and STV television news coverage of the Scottish Parliamentary election campaign between now and polling day in...

Oil price crash could bring new energy policy opportunities

Commentary by Derek Bateman One of the more illuminating aspects of the drastic oil price plunge has been the spiteful and counter productive reaction of...

An Englishman on the Scottish economy

by Russell Bruce “Those rich in intellectual property can lead the way. Scotland has the third most patents in the world in relation to...

P45s for opposition finance spokesmen

by George Kerevan LAST Thursday’s political tsunami saw off three of Scotland’s party leaders. Messers Gray, Goldie and Scott are all quitting in...

Not being independent is costing Scots jobs and prosperity

by Alex Porter, Economy Editor As the party leaders clashed last night during the latest TV debate, Iain Gray claimed Alex Salmond’s dream...

Swinney welcomes revival in Scottish manufacturing

by G.A.Ponsonby Scotland's Finance Minister John Swinney has welcomed CBI Scotland's latest Scottish Industrial Trends Survey, which provides further evidence that the revival...

Parties in economy debate

The main political parties have taken part in a live debate on the economy.Broadcast on BBC One Scotland this evening, the event saw the panel...