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The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

The biggest issue with an independent Scotland is defence policy

Backbencher October 15, 2013 1

Michael Jones highlights the problems associated with an independent Scottish defence policy. This week, Whitehall published a paper entitled Scotland Analysis: Defence, reiterating the government’s unwavering position on the prospect of an independent Scotland: 

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Young, Bright, Scottish, and er, Unionist

Backbencher June 7, 2013 0

First-time young voters in Scotland’s independence referendum will repay First Minister Alex Salmond by voting to keep the Union When the ink dried on the Edinburgh Agreement, both sides of the debate on Scottish

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UKIP’s unpopularity in Scotland

UKIP’s unpopularity in Scotland

Backbencher May 27, 2013 2

By Matthew Stinchcombe Last week UKIP’s Nigel Farage was harassed by angry Scottish protesters on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile; the incident has had damaging consequences for the UKIP leader’s public image and has further damaged

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How Dare They! USA Says It’s Best UK Remains In The EU

How Dare They! USA Says It’s Best UK Remains In The EU

Margot Parker January 14, 2013 2

Margot Parker (Ukip) argues that the USA should not ‘interfere’ in the UK’s relations with the EU IT SEEMS the United States wants the UK to stay in the EU and worries if  we don’t.

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Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Daniel Pryor December 18, 2012 2

  A brief Twitter exchange with Independent columnist Owen Jones reaffirmed to me that groundless vitriol surrounds the concept of a ‘flat tax’ (or, more accurately, a proportionate tax). In a recent article discussing

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The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

The Falklanders: Masters of their own destiny

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 2, 2012 15

Since 1982, the economy of the Falkland Islands has grown steadily. The unemployment rate is a mere 1% and there is a strong sense of community spirit and pride. Plans are underway for the

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Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Historic Day for Salmond’s SNP.

Alex MacDonald October 15, 2012 3

Today was a day for the history books as the referendum for Scottish Independence was officially agreed to be held in the next two years. The referendum will have only 1 question on it

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