Derek Mackay slams claim independence would bring ‘decade of pain’



Scotland’s Finance Secretary has hit back at claims that independence would result in a “decade of pain” for Scotland.
Instead Derek Mackay insisted Scotland could be “one of the most successful countries in the world” if it left the UK.
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He made the claim as Holyrood debated the findings of the Sustainable Growth Commission - a body set up by the SNP to examine the economic prospects for an independent Scotland.
Mr Mackay said the report, produced by former SNP MSP Andrew Wilson and others, showed how the... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Politics, Views: 74
Source: Scotsman
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