Britain launches assessment of Scottish government funding – Reuters

Letters to the press, 29/06/22: “Ms Sturgeon demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of past and current economic circumstances. The problems, she says, are due to “Tory austerity” and Brexit. Where has she been these last few years? Has amnesia set in? I distinctly remember her invading our television sets day after day to give gloom and doom reports about, er, now what was it? Oh, yes, Covid…”

Letters to the Scottish press special, 23/06/22: IndyRef2 campaign started already

Perhaps it would be best to just ignore her – Effie Deans

Letters to the press, 21/06/22: “Nicola Sturgeon stated last week: ‘Independence does not guarantee a better future.’ Andrew Wilson has been stating for years: ‘Independence will be hard with no guarantee of success. In 2019 he said: ‘Independence would mean more, not less austerity.’ One question: why do they want to make life hard’ for the people of Scotland when there is no ‘guarantee’ of a better future?”

It’s time for Westminster to take on the SNP – The Spectator

Letters to the Scottish press special, 15/06/22: IndyRef2 – Here We Go Again

Letters to the press, 14/06/22: “Sir John Kay – sometime economics adviser to Alex Salmond – tells us in a new book that a separate Scotland “would begin independent life carrying a pro-rata share of UK debt in the region of £180 billion”. Scotland would also need to borrow, he adds, to cover its budget deficit of between £10bn and £20bn, every year. This raises a few points…”