Brexit will hit Scottish tax revenue by £2bn

Brexit will hit Scottish tax revenue by £2bn

Leaving the EU and ending freedom of movement could cost Scotland £2 billion in tax revenues, External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop has warned. Each EU citizen coming to live and work in Scotland contributes, on average, £10,400 per year in tax. The UK Government’s proposed Brexit deal is expected to...

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Radical left website forced to correct article after complaint from National Yes Registry

Radical left website forced to correct article after complaint from National Yes Registry

A left-leaning website has been forced to issue a correction after it falsely claimed a Grassroots Yes conference had concluded currency proposals by an SNP think-tank would undermine prosperity in an independent Scotland. The correction on the Common Space website followed a meeting this weekend which saw Yes groups gather...

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Potential jobs boost shouldn’t distract from disastrous plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers, warns Finnie

Potential jobs boost shouldn’t distract from disastrous plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers, warns Finnie

It has been a highly secretive organisation to date, and is certainly viewed by local communities as a law unto itself. John Finnie MSP News of a potential jobs boost at Invergordon shouldn’t distract from the Cromarty Firth Port Authority’s “disastrous” plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers and the body’s lack...

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Labour and SNP deny indyref coalition talks

Labour and SNP deny indyref coalition talks

The report says the SNP will prop up Labour in return for a second referendum on Scottish independence. One SNP minister told the paper: “There’s been a sea change in relations with Labour in London. They’ve got a sniff of power and they know how significant the SNP are likely...

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Designer behind new campaign will help YOU deliver independence

Designer behind new campaign will help YOU deliver independence

In essence, we want to develop a strong visual identity that allows us to launch national campaigns but also celebrate all the good work that is currently being undertaken throughout the independence movement. We’ve had an incredible level of support this far in the process, and have met some inspirational...

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Has class politics been marginalised by focus on other types of identity?

Has class politics been marginalised by focus on other types of identity?

I left school at 16 in the early days of Margaret Thatcher’s government, who despite her relatively humble origins as a grocer’s daughter from Lincolnshire, seemed to symbolise the power and wealth of those who spoke and acted as our lords and betters. Times have moved on, and society has...

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People Make Yes in bold new Scottish independence campaign

People Make Yes in bold new Scottish independence campaign

A website, social media accounts, posters and printed materials will then be created. It is all being paid for by the money raised through the Scottish Independence Campaign’s crowdfunding which has so far reached £93,000 of the £180,000 target. “We’re thrilled to be working with such respected company to deliver...

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