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Tag: Russell Bruce

Brexit, Parliamentary democracy and the Acts of Union 1706

Commentary by Russell Bruce It is going to be a hard, hard Brexit and I’d be working like a dog It is going to be a...

‘Submarine’ May presides over a Tory Party in not-so-well-hidden Euro turmoil

Commentary by Russell Bruce May faces Tory accusations of failing to campaign for Remain and being an ‘enemy agent’ Just as the Labour party begin a...

Britain in abeyance as May cabinet struggles to thrash out meaning...

By Russell Bruce Or perhaps just chaos. Brexit, as presented by Leave was articulated, if that is not too strong a term, as much the...

Markets and currency enter Brexit uncertainty with no course charted ahead

Russell Bruce unravels what is going on behind currency falls and market fluctuations, post-Brexit The stock market is higher now than before the EU referendum,...

Dire economics and dodgy assumptions behind the Leave campaign’s supposed ‘new...

As First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits Brussels for exploratory talks with leading EU figures about Scotland's position in the 'Brexit' negotiations, Russell Bruce reflects on the...

There are Tories around these southern parts, so I am ‘both...

By Russell Bruce Down here in the South of Scotland we still have Tories and some of them were sitting MSPs in the last parliament....

Migrants and tax credits – Cameron ‘misguided and misleading’, say researchers

By Russell Bruce The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has released some limited information from the UK government on migrant tax credit...

Agincourt: £1m to celebrate defeat of French and ‘Scottish Nationalists’

By Russell Bruce During George Osborne's budget speech he announced in extraordinary terms £1m to celebrate the Battle of Agincourt: "And, Mr Deputy Speaker, we could...

Never mind Scottish jobs growth outpaces UK, our growth rate is...

By Russell Bruce The first thing that struck me about the latest welcome figures in the growth of employment in Scotland was how...

Scotland still in EU after independence

  by Russell Bruce Twitter, I am informed, has been set alight by a House of Commons report.  Namely HC 643 The foreign policy...