A ‘yes’ vote in the Scottish independence referendum could pose a significant financial risk to the rest of the UK.
Scotland’s ‘Yes’ campaign is obsessed with ‘free’ childcare. But it’s not free, it’s funded by taxpayers.
There is a lot of complacency about the Scottish independence referendum. But breaking up the union will mean huge changes for the rest of the UK. By no means all of them good.
Accusations of bullying have been levelled at both the pro- and anti-independence campaigns.
No matter what words you want to use, voting for an independent Scotland means separating from the rest of the UK.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown has criticised the No campaign for not addressing the needs of ordinary Scots.
Edinburgh-based fund manager Angus Tulloch talks to Merryn Somerset Webb about why he’ll be voting ‘yes’ in the Scottish referendum.
Scottish nationalists often like to compare Scotland to Norway. But perhaps they should be looking to the Faroe Islands instead.
You can happily ignore all the financial arguments for a separate Scotland, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The figures are all pure guesswork anyway.
The number of people getting worried about capital controls in an independent Scotland is growing.