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My thoughts on the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum

The Aunt Sally question is best disposed of straight away. Can Scotland, with its own distinct culture and history, be an independent state separate from the rest of the UK? Yes is the unequivocal answer. But there are critical questions. …

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The Economic Implications for the United Kingdom of Scottish Independence – my speech

: My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord MacGregor, in this debate. I am open to intervention if need be on that issue. I thank him for his chairmanship. Allied to the question asked by …

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John McFall: the public need more information on the debate on Scotland’s future

John McFall, Lord McFall of Alcluith, has said that the public is not currently receiving all the information it needs on the debate on Scotland’s future. Speaking in the House of Lords debate on the Scotland Bill, the former Chairman …

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Lord McFall: Scottish Government is “having its cake and eating it” on university funding

John McFall, Lord McFall of Alcluith, has said in the House of Lords that the Scottish Government is “having its cake and eating it” on university funding, and that education must be a “UK-wide initiative.” Speaking in the House of …

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John McFall says banks must treat Scottish businesses fairly

This third-party video is hosted by YouTube, a part of Google. It is subject to the Google privacy policy. Please note that any videos of proceedings in Parliament are subject to Parliamentary Copyright. John McFall asks Jim Murphy, the Secretary …

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John McFall criticises SNP administration

This third-party video is hosted by YouTube, a part of Google. It is subject to the Google privacy policy. Please note that any videos of proceedings in Parliament are subject to Parliamentary Copyright. John McFall criticises SNP administration – House …

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