If it matters to Scotland it matters to us
A BATTLE of the billboards is taking place in Greenock as pro-union activists and independence supporters vie to get their message across. The new Inverclyde ‘YES to the United Kingdom’ and Scotland Matters poster at the junction of Campbell Street and Brougham Street in Greenock focuses on ‘Education not Separation’.
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‘Covid is a wake-up call’: Doubt over financial sustainability of universities Covid-19 and a reliance on revenue from international students have raised doubts over whether Scotland’s universities are in a financially sustainable position, the higher education minister has warned. Richard Lochhead said the pandemic had been a “wake-up call” for institutions which have in recent […]
Kevin McKenna: Scottish politics has become a performative reality show WHEN you arrive at a situation in Scottish politics where only the Tories hold true to their core beliefs you know you’ve reached a bad place. The main parties which fancy themselves as representing left-wing and liberal values have abandoned these in pursuit of something […]
ACCORDING to Leah Gunn Barrett (Letters, November 9) “Scotland does not have a deficit”. According to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, Scotland’s deficit will reach 28 per cent of GDP in 2020- 21. Ms Barrett, like all nationalists, makes the false claim that Scotland is badly treated by England. Far from being treated badly, […]
RUNNING a country should be like running a business in the sense that you need a strong balance sheet, positive cash flow anda good credit rating — especially if you hit unprecedented times and require eye-watering amounts of borrowing during a pandemic. Fortunately we have the Bank of England which has an excellent track […]