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.
Last week a few newspapers and online media outlets ran a story about how Scotland had plummeted down the Wellbeing Index and was in line with Estonia and other ex-soviet states. As usual, I did some digging, and as usual, the image portrayed is wrong and mis-leading.
In 2019, I ended my blog on a high. I ended it a couple of days after the SNP gained a landslide victory in Scotland with 47 (+1) MPs supporting Scottish independence, with 45% of the vote, whilst England voted for the Tories and gave them an English landslide with 43% of the vote.
This will be my last blog post of 2019, and hopefully its one to get you all thinking and pondering a different future for Scotland. Many months ago, I wrote a blog post titled, The Missing Scottish Billions. That blog post has been viewed over 11,000 times on my site since I posted it. It… Read More Exposing Our Wealth, or Keeping It Hidden?
Some of you may recall a blog post I wrote in September 2018 titled “Do You See It?”. Within that article, I wrote about how the Claim of Right vote that took place in Westminster was different to the two priors, in 1989 in Edinburgh and the first Claim of Right that pre-dated the Act… Read More The Next Step!