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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:25
Replies: 58
Views: 1,819
Posted By barky99
what I've heard is no recounts will be done & 50%...

what I've heard is no recounts will be done & 50% +1 vote is enough ... just heading out to seal a ballot box in a few mins hopefully full of mostly yes votes
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:19
Replies: 58
Views: 1,819
Posted By barky99
not true, 50% +1 vote can win it - such a result...

not true, 50% +1 vote can win it - such a result is however rather unlikely!
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:25
Replies: 87
Views: 1,772
Posted By barky99
Lloyds group HQ is 25 Gresham Street in the City...

Lloyds group HQ is 25 Gresham Street in the City of London!
Forum: Politics 17-09-2014, 20:11
Replies: 22
Views: 439
Posted By barky99
Scotland gets the revenues from 90%+ of oil in...

Scotland gets the revenues from 90%+ of oil in current UK waters if independent & westminster can do nothing to prevent that!
Forum: Politics 17-09-2014, 20:08
Replies: 22
Views: 439
Posted By barky99
Drilling/exploration has been done by the oil...

Drilling/exploration has been done by the oil companys & every drop it theirs to sell
Forum: Politics 16-09-2014, 21:13
Replies: 84
Views: 1,429
Posted By barky99
we have a common travel area which will continue,...

we have a common travel area which will continue, no passports required to go to Ireland, Isle of Man etc from UK remember & there is no mechanism to boot Scottish EU citizens out of EU
Forum: Politics 16-09-2014, 21:03
Replies: 84
Views: 1,429
Posted By barky99
there will still be open borders just like...

there will still be open borders just like between most countries in Europe - in our case by an agreement independent of EU & ALL Scots will be able to hold a UK passport for themselves + 1 generation
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 22:31
Replies: 11,819
Views: 316,037
Posted By barky99
this 'implimennted in months' thing has been...

this 'implimennted in months' thing has been blocked by lords who declared it unconstitutional & are of no real benefit to Scotland. More responsibility in some areas & actually less power in...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 22:22
Replies: 11,819
Views: 316,037
Posted By barky99
it's illegal to offer any genuinely new power at...

it's illegal to offer any genuinely new power at this time
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 22:15
Replies: 11,819
Views: 316,037
Posted By barky99
whatever they might be offering it can't be...

whatever they might be offering it can't be anything new, not allowed to introduce anything new in purdah period & anything beyond Calman/Scotland Act 2012 would have to get OK of both westminster...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 11:49
Replies: 51
Views: 1,216
Posted By barky99
Labour is set for a spectacular fall in Scotland...

Labour is set for a spectacular fall in Scotland & only thing that can save them is a reborn party after a Yes win - a No win will destroy them
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 18:00
Replies: 38
Views: 1,083
Posted By barky99
no brand new powers are on offer & it would need...

no brand new powers are on offer & it would need agreement of rest of UK to get any - hardly trouble making!
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 17:29
Replies: 38
Views: 1,083
Posted By barky99
Devomax was a Labour party idea & I doubt anyone...

Devomax was a Labour party idea & I doubt anyone in SNP would be begging for it - it's not on offer & it would effectively get veto if a bill for it was put through westminster anyway - so it's indy...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 17:22
Replies: 50
Views: 1,727
Posted By barky99
No banks have said they are leaving Scotland...

No banks have said they are leaving Scotland folks, just switching registered address or creating an additional registered address in England when/if yes vote wins ... facts like HQ of RBS bank...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 17:40
Replies: 39
Views: 1,218
Posted By barky99
if it remained part of UK it would be what's...

if it remained part of UK it would be what's called an enclave with 12 mile territorial waters only which don't include any oil .. look it up if you doubt me .. and beyond a small local petition...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 17:35
Replies: 39
Views: 1,218
Posted By barky99
SNP & Scottish government don't have powers to...

SNP & Scottish government don't have powers to grant referendums, only westminster can allow them to happen!
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2014, 17:33
Replies: 39
Views: 1,218
Posted By barky99
lol this stuff again ... Shetland is not making...

lol this stuff again ... Shetland is not making any moves to remain part of UK if yes vote wins & if it did with Scotland independent it's options would be severely limited, would have zero oil for...
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 17:27
Replies: 11,819
Views: 316,037
Posted By barky99
No, claim to oil is geographical & unlike BoE it...

No, claim to oil is geographical & unlike BoE it isn't nationalised
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 23:31
Replies: 89
Views: 2,209
Posted By barky99
Scotland gets +1200 over UK average but this is...

Scotland gets +1200 over UK average but this is more than balanced out by by +1700 collected in taxes per head
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 22:58
Replies: 214
Views: 5,829
Posted By barky99
No, tax will be paid on business done in Scotland...

No, tax will be paid on business done in Scotland to Scotland
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 22:33
Replies: 214
Views: 5,829
Posted By barky99
they already are mostly in London, they own likes...

they already are mostly in London, they own likes of NatWest etc etc - ALL that was leaked today, then confirmed was that the registered address for RBS would shift to the London HQ it already has IF...
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 17:28
Replies: 214
Views: 5,829
Posted By barky99
'Letter from Ross McEwan, RBS Chief Executive to...

'Letter from Ross McEwan, RBS Chief Executive to staff

Dear colleagues

We have today made a statement to the market (see below), providing information on our contingency planning in the event of a...
Forum: Politics 11-09-2014, 17:26
Replies: 214
Views: 5,829
Posted By barky99
The holding company that own RBS is setting up a...

The holding company that own RBS is setting up a registered address in London - seems nothing else is changing
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 23:54
Replies: 214
Views: 5,829
Posted By barky99
so story is: a troubled UK bank majority owned by...

so story is: a troubled UK bank majority owned by UK government called RBS has a contingency plan to shift a small part of itself to London where the majority of its operations already are
Forum: Politics 10-09-2014, 22:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,066
Posted By barky99
Well BP has that doom merchant Lord Robertson as...

Well BP has that doom merchant Lord Robertson as an adviser so you can only expect them to say gloomy things, the banks have been mostly in London for many years & believe the directors of Standard...
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