Barnett Formula, you’re fired. Full Fiscal Autonomy, you’re hired.

It’s fair to say that the principle of Full Fiscal Autonomy has not been receiving a favourable press in recent days. But that does not mean that the idea of Scotland achieving it’s financial independence is an idea worthy of provoking economical armageddon. In fact, long term especially, it is not just an luxurious proposition,…

Scotland is my country and I have nothing to prove to you

My reflective mood is still like a runaway train as far as the recent Scottish independence referendum is concerned. One issue that I regret wasn’t raised more often was national identity. Whilst the Yes campaign should be credited with the positives in talking about how to solve the problems and issues that exist within our…

Has Scotland taken a major step towards independence?

It’s been over two months since the outcome of the referendum came to fruition. For me and over 1.6 million voters, the outcome was distastefully sour. The tears, grief, bewilderment and the anxiety about what was to lie ahead dominated our feelings from the moment just after 6am on the 19th September when Scotland decided…