In writing this joint statement we, the undersigned – bloggers and other influencers in the campaign for Scottish independence, affirm our commitment to independence and to the unity of the independence movement in its entirety. It is not our aim to cause discord or to encourage members of the SNP to cancel their memberships. We… Read More AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SNP AND THE WIDER SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT
Some of you may be aware of a website called ScotFact, linked here. It’s a website that presents many of the fiscal details of Scotland and the UK. Its owners, who I have met on Twitter are of course pro-Union.
Over the next few weeks I will be blogging mainly on GERS. GERS is a sensitive subject for many Unionists as a select few of them seem to feel they have exclusive ownership of how it works. The thing is, I doubt anyone truly knows how GERS works because the majority of it is guessing… Read More EXAMPLE 1 – How They Lie Via GERS
The past couple of days my wife and I have travelled to the Highlands to look at some small holdings. We think we have found the right one and hopefully, pending the sale of our own home, we will be in a position to make an offer and relocate from Aberdeenshire. Our three children fell… Read More Because I Am Not Rich!
GERS, or G(reater) E(ngland) R(equires) S(cotland) as I like to call it is the one tool in a Unionist armoury that the continually come back to when people talk about Scottish independence.
According to the Scottish Whisky Association (Source 1), Scottish Whisky exports earned £139 every second in 2017. That’s £4,371,494,400 for the whole year. According to the Scottish Whisky Association, 39 bottles were shipped overseas each second. That’s 1,226,534,400 bottles per year.
Yesterday the Business Insider wrote a piece headlined “Trump tells May to abandon ‘unjustified’ food standards for Brexit trade deal” Scotland the brand is a well-known global brand associated with Quality. Scotland as a nation produces some exceptional foods and has a huge global foot print for its food stuff, many of which are protected… Read More Brexit Will DESTROY ‘Scotland the Brand’ and Turn Our Food to Poison!