The "first and most striking lesson" to be taken from the Brexit mess is that a political campaign needs a comprehensible and unambiguous objective.
If we had another five years then it would almost certainly be possible to eliminate the need for a post-independence transitional currency arrangement. #DissolveTheUnion
I would certainly prefer to be discussing the duration of a transition period between the decision to dissolve the Union and actual independence rather than the length of a delay in making that decision. But there is something else we must bear in mind regarding the "final principle that applies when it comes to project … Continue reading The vanishing road
I confess, without a scintilla of embarrassment, that I have not read the Sustainable Growth Commission's (SGC) full 353-page report from cover to cover. I have skimmed through the thing a few times, lighting on bits which hint that they might prevent my attention from flagging completely. I have more thoroughly perused the less daunting … Continue reading Thanks, Andrew, but…
There is a delicious irony in the fact that Michael Fry's thoroughly justified condemnation of the Scottish left's attacks on the Sustainable Growth Commission's (SGC) report is juxtaposed with him making one of the most serious errors of those he castigates. The following paragraph makes my point. Now we learn, thanks to Andrew Wilson, that … Continue reading The stroppy tendency