Wednesday 21 February 2018

John-Paul McCarthy: Celtic Tiger a very poor independence model for Salmond

The Scottish First Minister needs some straight talking from Westminster, writes John-Paul McCarthy

Alex Salmond, the Scottish First Minister, presents himself as a thoroughly modern man.

He speaks constantly of his "vision" for a new, dynamic Scotland, a place that will be awash with North Sea oil, capital transfers from the EU and goodwill from all the small nations of the world.

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