Where we find general
articles to do with the debate on the referendum we'll post them here.
Nicola Sturgeon Sunday 27th January 2013 with a reply
Deputy First Minister writes to EU
Foreign Ministers on 27th January 2013
This is as clear a statement as any I've seen that if Scotland votes Yes
to Independence then the SNP will immediately give that away to
Jim Sillars: ‘Yes’ must educate, agitate, organise
Published on Tuesday 29 January 2013 00:00 with replies
This time, it’s us holding the aces on Europe
An Article By Andrew Alexander of the Daily Mail 29 January 2013
Jim Gallagher: No time to waste on independence
An interesting article giving us a sense of what would be involved in
independence negotiations 31st January 2013.
Scotland analysis: devolution and the implications of Scottish
To inform the debate about Scotland’s constitutional future, the UK
government is undertaking a programme of analysis on Scotland’s place in
the UK and how it contributes to and benefits from being part of the UK.
The work will provide people in Scotland with the facts and figures that
are currently unknown or taken for granted, and explain how the UK in
its current form works.
Alistair Darling: UK forged over three centuries
ON THE morning of 7 October 2008 the then chairman of Royal Bank of
Scotland called to tell me that his bank would run out of money that
afternoon. He asked me what I was going to do about it. 17th March 2013.
The economic lessons of Latvia
Latvia is the country that would direct the EU response to Scottish
independence in the event of a Yes vote as it would have assumed the
European presidency by then. Dombrovskis said his government was now
"open for contacts, open for discussions" with Scottish representatives,
while stressing Scottish independence was "an internal matter of the UK
and Scotland to decide". 17th March 2013
Alex Massie: Forging the fiscal future
Building a sound Scotland in case of independence may
require embracing neoliberalism, suggests Alex Massie in the Scotsman
29th Mar 2013
SNP ‘not offering’ full Scottish
This article from the Scotsman shows how Independence should not be all
about a political party. It also points to factors that need to be
considered should we gain independence. (29th May 2013)
STV Program on Independence
This is to be a three part documentary about Independence.
Peter Jones: Divisions multiply SNP’s problems
An article from the Scotsman 11th June 2013 in which shows that the
SNP's vision for an Independent Scotland is not necessarily shared by
all members. In other words the Independence that the SNP wants is not