Archives for: "February 2020"

Making Sense Of How Big The UK National Debt Is.

February 23rd, 2020
At the time of writing the UK debt was just over £1.8tn (trillion). £1.8tn is such a massive number that is really difficult to imagine. So when they mention it on the news it has no real perspective to it. All we know is that it sounds like a really… more »

A New Scottish Conservative Leader.

February 15th, 2020
It doesn't matter who the Scottish Conservative leader is. The serious issue is Westminsters' control of the purse strings as we head towards the 2021 elections. With a massive majority in England and now having full control of the treasury, the… more »

A 'once in a generation' Independence Referendum

February 10th, 2020
The tired old once in a generation excuse for not allowing Scotland another referendum is really wearing thin. "Once in a generation" was a personal opinion even though it was mentioned twice in the document "Scotlands Future", a 670-page blueprint for an… more »

Scotland's Oil Wealth Simplified

February 9th, 2020
The issue of Scotland's oil fully came to light during the Independence referendum. We were told that the drop in oil price would bankrupt Scotland and that the changing price "makes the case for the United Kingdom".... more »

Scotlands Deficit : A New Perspective

February 5th, 2020
A different spin on Scotlands' deficit What is the UK deficit? The UK deificit is the difference between how much the UK earns and how much it spends, As the UK is supposed to be a union of equals, stronger together, where the resources are pooled… more »