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Prime Minister who will debate with leader of Ukip but not First Minister of Scotland.

Sunday Herald May 2014 It was back to the good cop/bad cop routine last week in the referendum campaign First, Chancellor George Osborne put the boot in, saying he’d starve an independent Scotland of currency by making any Scottish pound illegal tender in England. Then smiling David Cameron arrived in Scotland to be photographed with … Continue reading

On yer bike Chancellor.

Talk about an open goal. The most unpopular Chancellor since Nigel Lawson, George Osborne, came north again this week, bearing Treasury propaganda disguised as objective analysis – and he seemed to get away with it. Where’s the anger? The independence campaign has not just stalled, it is in danger of going into reverse. People who were … Continue reading

Autumn Statement: The End of the World As We Know IT . (That’s if you’re on benefits)

 Sunday Herald 9/12/12    According to the Mayan calendar, the world will end on the 21st of December, but reading the commentary on the Chancellor’s autumn financial statement last week, you could be forgiven for thinking that apocalypse had come early this year. George Osborne’s admission that his austerity policies will last at least until 2018 … Continue reading

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