Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Scotland




Bloody Campbells? "An overwhelming majority of Liberal Democrat voters are in favour of a referendum and that the largest group of Liberal Democrat voters actually want Alex Salmond as first minister rather than their own leader. So I don't think they are on the strongest ground and it is hardly liberal or democratic to suggest that people shouldn't have a choice in the matter." Robertson calls for SNP - Lib Dem coalition

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Independence




"The case for independence has been given a boost by one of Scotland's most prominent economists voicing his support for independence. Professor David Simpson, the former Chief Advisor to Standard Life and the founding Director of the influential Fraser of Allander Institute, has said that he believes that Scotland would flourish as an independent country. He said that only a sovereign government in Edinburgh could deliver the country from a culture of dependency." SENIOR ECONOMIST BACKS THE CASE FOR INDEPENDENCE