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Can Scotland keep the pound?

A tough question for the SNP

By Prospect  

© Sal Gordillo

This morning in his speech in Glasgow, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, set out the government’s economic grounds for opposing full Scottish independence. The emotional and historical arguments in favour of full independence for Scotland are well understood, but in his comments about the economic problems that a newly-independent Scotland would face, Osborne poses a question that should give the Scottish National Party pause for thought.

What currency…

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