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Tag: scottish economy

Scots want economic independence – but how badly?

By thwarting the voters' widespread desire for their parliament to have full powers over taxation via the mechanism of the Scotland Bill the Labour,...

Scottish economy suffers as UK trade deficit escalates

by Alex Porter, Economy EditorThe UK's trade deficit, which stood at £8.5bn in November 2010, rose to £9.2bn in December according to the Office...

Union – the parasite in Scotland’s body

Parasite – hanger on, one who lives at the expense of society or of others and contributes nothing. (Chambers Dictionary 1998) by Peter Thomson...

UK economic crises threaten Scotland’s status as a developed nation

by Alex Porter, Economy Editor If you wondered just how bad Westminster's austerity cuts are going to be, news that the Labour-run council of...

Scottish economy a Swinney success as UK enters stagflation

SNP budget a winner but with the UK economy nosediving should Scotland now head for the lifeboats?   by Alex Porter, Economy Editor The...