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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 the Scots.

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.