ref date:11 Aug 1998 (ECON)
Scots need economic statistics held by London
The SNP has asked that London release more economic statistics related to
Scotlands economy BEFORE the parliament sits in Edinburgh.
Blair knows that he who controls the information controls the world,
and London will sit on this information to hinder the Scottish Nationalists
from making more precise and obviously alluring plans public BEFORE the election takes place.
Alex Salmond, the SNP leader, is quite right stating that Scotland needs
a low business tax economy to bolster growth, and yes, if Eire can do it
on its meagre resources so can the Scots.
We have at least as many well educated, highly technical people, better communications
to mainland Europe, oil, and a strong finance sector:and the
desire to break free from London once more