it is clear that there is, within Scotland, more of a shared vision and values – a vision of the country, the society, politics, the role of the state; values like fairness, equity and opportunity. … The Scottish are different from those that have become dominant south of the Border. Scotland has free university education for all; England has been moving towards increasing student fees, forcing students with parents of limited means to take out loans. Scotland has repeatedly stressed its commitment to the National Health Service; England has repeatedly made moves towards privatisation. So, concludes Stigliz, “independence may have its costs – although these have yet to be demonstrated convincingly; but it will also have its benefits”: Scotland could decide where to make investments and how to “recapture more of the benefits from them through taxation”. The difficult question that Scotland has to face isbuy backlinks.
whether Scotland’s future – its shared it , a shared it hat has increasingly departed from those dominant south of the Border – will be better achieved through independence.
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