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Scotland spends more than it earns—there’s nothing else to it

And the country’s North Sea oil revenues have plummeted to just 60m

By John McTernan  

Oil platforms stand amongst other rigs which have been left in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon in the Highlands of Scotland ©Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Read more: The SNP has failed Scotland

This week the Scottish Government published a report in which it conceded that independence is never going to happen because Scotland can’t afford to go it alone.

Of course, they didn’t admit that openly, but the…

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