UK’s Scots independence claims ‘on very thin ice’
UK Government claims that an independent Scotland would inherit a share of the national debt, but not the UK's existing international treaties, rest "on very thin ice", according to a leading international lawyer.
• Leading lawyer says Whitehall claim on an independent Scotland inheriting UK debt but not existing international treaties resting “on very thin ice”
• Professor David Scheffer claims Westminster-authored report aims to portray legal implications of independence as “burdensome and traumatic”
• Comments appear on Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s blog in wake of UK... read more
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