If Scotland is to leave the union, there can be no half-measures, says Seán Keyes. It must abandon sterling if it is to prosper.
Political betting expert Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds of Scotland holding another referendum on independence.
The looming Brexit negotiations has breathed new life into the SNP’s bid for Scottish independence. Matthew Partridge reports.
Brexit and the calls for another Scottish independence vote are the signs of globalisation in retreat, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Investors need to take note.
Scots are keen on the EU, but not enough to leave the UK to join it. Given the choice between the UK and the EU, they choose the UK, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested that Scotland could remain part of the EU while still being a part of the UK. That’s not going to happen, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Low oil prices and the prospect of another independence referendum are damaging Scotland’s economy. But there is another problem, says Merryn Somerset Webb: bad government.
Scotland has dodged a bullet, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The economic case for independence has collapsed into the North Sea with the oil price.
No obvious economic good has come from the devolution of powers to the Scottish parliament thus far, says Matthew Lynn. That could change with the introduction of tax competition.
Panicked unionist parties made a “vow” of more devolved powers to voters during Scotland’s independence referendum. A new bill promises to deliver. Will it? Simon Wilson reports.
Those who compare the Scottish referendum to the EU referendum are wrong. John Stepek explains why.