Its been a while since I wrote a blog post because, to be honest, the current pandemic has put perspective on what is important at this moment in time, however, the recent events in the UK cannot really be ignored any longer, and, like many of you, I get the distinct feeling that pretty much… Read More Joining Up the Political Stunts!
I’ve put off writing this blog post for a couple of days but something occurred yesterday that has made me pen this, well actually three things occurred yesterday, and another thing has occurred today that has made me decide I need to articulate.
Obviously Corona Virus is on everyone’s mind just now, as it is mine. There are numbers everywhere, and to be honest, not many of them make much sense, and even worse for me as a Scot, the UK numbers make very little sense to me since we are a nation of 4 distinct countries.
I’m sure many of you are aware of the business “guarantees” (Loans) that the Chancellor has announced. If not, there will be £330,000,000,000 made available in the form of low interest loans to businesses.
Here I am again, writing about Scotland’s fiscal position within the UK and how the data is manipulated to favour dependence rather than independence.
I will admit, I have paid little to no attention on this matter because over the past few months it has become such a toxic debate that it has put me off engaging in it, however, that being said I was highlighted to a tweet where a full on meltdown was taking place because a… Read More My Views on Scotlands GRA Reforms
Sometimes a little perspective is required. #ItsTime
Over the past few months there has been a big push to slate the current Scottish Government on the increase in drug deaths in Scotland. The apparent increase has been used as political point scoring by, in particular, the Tories, with Annie Wells trying to take credit for forcing the UKG to sit around the… Read More Scottish Drug Deaths – The Whole Picture!
As many of you will have gathered, I’m a numbers man. I enjoy dissecting them and looking at them in a manner which allows the numbers to be relevant.
What a couple of days it has been. It has brought the whole UK Union and Scotland’s place within it to sharp focus.