Reform Scotland today [Mon] warns that the question of an independence referendum should not be allowed to overshadow the real debate about greater financial power for Holyrood.
Monthly Archives: November, 2009
Daily political media summary for 30 November 2009.
Reform Scotland responds to the publication of the Scottish Government\’s White Paper on an independence referendum and sets out Reform Scotland\’s view that the primary concern in the debate on Scotland\’s constitutional future is how to enhance the financial accountability of the Scottish Parliament.
Ben Thomson, Chairman of Reform Scotland, writes in the Scotsman that the current flurry of political activity surrounding the white paper on independence should not obscure the economic necessity to make the Scottish Parliament financially accountable by ensuring it raises the money it spends.
Daily political media summary for 27 November 2009
Daily political media summary for 26 November 2009
Daily political media summary for Wednesday 25 November 2009
Reform Scotland, the leading, non-partisan think tank, today [wed] welcomed the Government’s proposals to transfer more powers to Holyrood – but said they did not go far enough.
Daily political media summary for 24 November 2009.
Daily political media summary for 23 November 2009.
James Aitken, Trustee of Reform Scotland, writes in Holyrood Magazine on the Scottish Parliament\’s lack of financial accountability and the need for greater fiscal powers.
Holyrood must be allowed to raise all the money it spends to be truly accountable, write James Aitken and Graeme Blackett.
Daily political media summary for 20 November 2009