ref date:8 Sep 2000 (ECON)
Scottish oil booming but profits go to Westminster
Several new oil and gas fields in Scottish waters will come on line or be developed
in the 2-3 years according to BP. This means fat profits for the oil companies,
massive amounts of petroleum tax for Westminster and as usual a pittance back for
Those Scots spineless enough not to realize they are being gouged by London
had better not bother voting until they take their rose coloured glasses off.