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Tag: fiscal autonomy

Coalition reveals that Barnett Formula “is coming to the end of...

IN a statement little noticed by the Scottish media, a senior Coalition minister has revealed the Tory-Lib Dem administration at Westminster thinks the Barnett...

Leading economist backs independence

FREEDOM TO USE TAX LEVERS WOULD BOOST ECONOMY - HUGHES HALLETT Andrew Hughes Hallett, Professor of economics at St Andrews University and George Mason...

Reasons Scots will vote ‘Yes’ to independence – Shoogly pegs

Analysis by Alex Porter Scottish Unionism has seen better days and there are any number of angles on its current crises.  So, as the...

Ruling clears way for Scottish fiscal autonomy

by James Aitken, Law and Legal Affairs Editor Late last week a legal opinion from the European Court of Justice again confirmed that low...

Breaking through the ceiling

by Douglas Gregory These are exciting times being a nationalist; an election looms and we have increased our popularity according to recent polls.  Apparently...

Smokescreen is hiding ‘deeply flawed’ Scotland Bill

By Andrew Hughes Hallett and Drew Scott The fixation of some politicians and academics about trying to disprove the economic benefits of fiscal...

Scotland needs exit strategy as Sterling tumbles and UK tax receipts...

by Alex Porter, Economy EditorThis month, in a single week, the British pound fell 3 percent against the US dollar. There are varying accounts...

Good Times Roll For Norway, Scotland Faces Austerity

by Alex PorterEconomy Editor Norwegian economists are forecasting continued buoyancy in the Norwegian economy based on increased revenues from North Sea oil. With crude...

Debate on more financial powers needed

 In a letter to the Scotsman newspaper, 18 leading Scots businessmen and economists have criticised the limited recommendations of the Calman Commission and the...

Experts say Fiscal Powers Essential to Protect Scottish Economy

Leading economic experts have backed calls for Scotland to be given full fiscal autonomy in order to combat the effects of Labour’s financial deficit....