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scooterscot
13th June 2011, 14:42
powers...

And so it starts. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-13744325)

Bye bye London bye bye did I say before, goodbye..


Holyrood will be able to borrow more money, issue bonds to access cash from capital markets and protect itself from sudden changes in spending levels.


Scottish engineering sector bucks the economic trend (http://www.scottishengineering.org.uk/Current-News/june-quarterly-review-2011.html)


The engineering manufacturing sector in Scotland is maintaining a healthy set of figures for the fifth consecutive quarter, according the Quarterly Review published by Scottish Engineering and M&C Energy.

shaunbhoy
13th June 2011, 14:45
Well as long as this doesn't signal the end of the Barnett Formula or else Troll will be firing up the pitchforks and marching on Westminster to petition for its re-introduction. In the interests of fairness and cross-border harmony of course!

:laugh

Troll
13th June 2011, 15:19
It will all end in tears... just like the Darien Disaster

Moscow Mule
13th June 2011, 22:54
:wave:

Good luck.

That Salmond chap couldn't organise a piss up in a distillery.

Incognito
13th June 2011, 22:59
:wave:

Good luck.

That Salmond chap couldn't organise a piss up in a distillery.

Hah, he managed to achieve what was meant to be unachievable, i.e. a majority in the Scottish Parliament. In Alex we trust.

Better get saving those Scottish tenners chumps, they'll be worth double down here in the wastelands of 'down sarth' than your crappy local currency. What with our oil and all that.

:smokin

Moscow Mule
13th June 2011, 23:00
What with our oil and all that.


You oil has already paid out...

Falklands is where it's at now chap. :tongue

Incognito
13th June 2011, 23:06
You oil has already paid out...

Falklands is where it's at now chap. :tongue

All part of the master plan young mule, all part of the master plan.

Independence and then all of a sudden another couple of big finds in Scots water.

OwlHoot
13th June 2011, 23:55
It will all end in tears... just like the Darien Disaster

The Darien Disaster didn't end in tears for the English (or for the Scots in the long run, in the circs).

Troll
14th June 2011, 08:34
The Darien Disaster didn't end in tears for the English look who we got saddled with :puke: