To be truly independent, Scotland needs its own currency

The SNP’s new policy should be embraced by the leadership.

At the SNP’s recent spring conference, party delegates voted against the wishes of the leadership to ditch a policy held since the 2014 referendum – that post-independence, Scotland would keep the pound. Having been accused of playing down the significance of the policy change, a spokesperson for Finance Secretary Derek Mackay told Spotlight: “Scotland will keep the pound immediately after independence. The SNP’s policy is to make a managed and responsible transition to an...
source: New Statesman

2019-06-24 14:05
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