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,…

If you thought Alex was good, then you haven’t seen Nicola yet

Tonight, Scotland is under new leadership. Irvine born Nicola Sturgeon has become the youngest politician in Scottish political history to take up the post of First Minister of Scotland. And although she has just taken over from Alex Salmond, she is no unknown. Already a major household name within Scottish public life, Nicola has arguably…