23 May 2013
Alistair Darling yesterday, blogged for the Huffington Post on the failings of Nationalists' economic booklet. In it he says that the Leader of the SNP, Alex Salmond launched what he billed as an economic strategy for a successful independent Scotland - he ended up threatening to turn Scotland into an economic pariah. You can read the text of the blog here.
21 May 2013
Better Together Chair and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, writes about the Nationalists' latest economic 'booklet'. " We were promised that the SNP Government would respond with an economic strategy document. What we got was a flimsy 70 pages, a “booklet” as the First Minister described it. Their high point is suggesting a cut to Air Passenger Duty. Is that worth breaking a 300 year old union with our biggest and most important trading partner? Is that it?"
20 May 2013
The economic case for separation has never been strong, but even the most ardent supporter of Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom would not have imagined it would be so weak. A report released today has reinforced the fact that the strength, security and stability offered by the UK economy means our savings, mortgages and pensions are safer as part of the UK.
15 May 2013
We are looking to recruit a new cohort of Better Together Youth Reps to put forward the case for keeping Scotland’s place in the UK. Apply now!
11 May 2013
08 May 2013
One of the great strengths of being part of the United Kingdom is that by working together as part of a bigger country we can harness the potential of our people and natural resources far more effectively. An excellent example of this is our GB-wide approach to the energy sector. This blog considers what recent evidence tells us about the impact independence would have on energy bills, our climate change targets and dealing with the volatility of North Sea oil…