Too little, too late from the UK government?

By GlobalCapital
11 Sep 2014

It could all have been avoided so easily. Before the Scottish independence referendum became a reality, opinion polls showed Scots were heavily in favour of more powers for their parliament, including raising cash through tax or debt.

The referendum option was always going to be on the ballot paper after the Scottish National Party won a majority government. The Westminster parties should have instead bowed to the SNP’s request for a third, “devolution max” option.

Even after the campaign was under way, there was still ...

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