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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:24
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Posted By barky99
how can a white paper of proposals be wrong? it...

how can a white paper of proposals be wrong?
it was a starting point .... other side were supposed to produce something similar but didn't!
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:21
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Posted By barky99
Jim Murphy has been saying where he'll be and...

Jim Murphy has been saying where he'll be and when quite publicly - he has been wanting reaction
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:18
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Posted By barky99
you'd be able to renew it unless Scots gets...

you'd be able to renew it unless Scots gets treated as a special case - which would be unlikely - wouldn't want one personally, a Scottish one would be enough
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 16:53
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Posted By barky99
yes was introduced under the Labour/Libdem...

yes was introduced under the Labour/Libdem coalition in 2001
Forum: Politics 30-08-2014, 18:04
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Posted By barky99
1 word in full name of UK & another name for the...

1 word in full name of UK & another name for the westminster establishment imo
Forum: Politics 30-08-2014, 17:56
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Posted By barky99
do you really think they'd block it out of spite...

do you really think they'd block it out of spite when they allow dual citizenship for many others?
Forum: Politics 30-08-2014, 17:54
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Posted By barky99
Of course we'd be able to retain UK passports,...

Of course we'd be able to retain UK passports, can't be taken away, could apply for new ones when the expire as well (& get them for those not even born yet) - could be a Scottish citizen with only a...
Forum: Politics 29-08-2014, 18:15
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Posted By barky99
New broadcaster? just need to take over lease of...

New broadcaster? just need to take over lease of current bbc Scotland building & rebrand the channel (once royal charter expires at end of 2016)
New Health Service? why replace the stand alone NHS...
Forum: Politics 28-08-2014, 21:02
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
that would take 7/8 years, maybe longer by which...

that would take 7/8 years, maybe longer by which time if Yes wins SNP would probably have morphed/splintered into something else
Forum: Politics 28-08-2014, 12:38
Replies: 347
Views: 9,163
Posted By barky99
majority of the finance industry is already in...

majority of the finance industry is already in London ;-)
Forum: Mobile Phones 28-08-2014, 12:32
Replies: 46
Views: 1,790
Posted By barky99
Switched to giffgaff a few months back, no 3g/4g...

Switched to giffgaff a few months back, no 3g/4g here so can't comment on mobile data and just use it as PAYG - unlike vodafone it's got a website that lets you log in!
Problems mentioned here seem...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2014, 21:03
Replies: 347
Views: 9,163
Posted By barky99
Obliged at some time in future BUT as mechanism...

Obliged at some time in future BUT as mechanism to join euro is voluntary no member state can be forced to join
Forum: Politics 24-08-2014, 22:24
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Posted By barky99
the bank that issues 's is though, nationalised...

the bank that issues 's is though, nationalised decades ago
Forum: Politics 24-08-2014, 21:26
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Posted By barky99
ermm ... they actually went out of their way to...

ermm ... they actually went out of their way to say they wouldn't be putting up prices & the rest is nonsense as well
Forum: Politics 24-08-2014, 12:31
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
UK 'british' passports couldn't be taken away,...

UK 'british' passports couldn't be taken away, there are unborn Scots who will be entitled to hold one (if they want one) for as long as they live
Forum: Politics 23-08-2014, 17:44
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
Don't think UK citizenship could get revoked...

Don't think UK citizenship could get revoked unless courts convict you of a really nasty crime - you are what you are born unless you personally decide you no longer want it
Forum: Politics 23-08-2014, 17:40
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
Time is better spent running the campaign imo,...

Time is better spent running the campaign imo, FM isn't the highest ranking in Yes Scotland, he isn't even on the advisory board! + how many thousand buckets are available?
Forum: Politics 23-08-2014, 17:33
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
aye, a no win would not lead to a 'status quo' it...

aye, a no win would not lead to a 'status quo' it would lead to significant changes that benefit Westminster, party politics at play as the changes are intended to strike a hammer blow to SNP ......
Forum: Politics 21-08-2014, 17:57
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Posted By barky99
Could raise the tax rate BUT money (even if we...

Could raise the tax rate BUT money (even if we collect it ourselves) still goes straight to treasury in London & decision on how much (if any) of it comes back up is out of our control
Forum: Politics 16-08-2014, 19:37
Replies: 46
Views: 1,829
Posted By barky99
No campaign hasn't put forward any vision and has...

No campaign hasn't put forward any vision and has very often been asking questions of Yes campaign that only westminster can ask --- BUT remember everything is still up for negotiation after a yes...
Forum: Politics 15-08-2014, 23:33
Replies: 4,603
Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
westminster has been trying to deny this share of...

westminster has been trying to deny this share of assets would happen & saying debt would have to be paid
Forum: Politics 15-08-2014, 23:27
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Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
paying towards UK debt depends entirely on status...

paying towards UK debt depends entirely on status of an independent Scotland, if a new country then Scotland cannot be forced to contribute to it, the debt of another state (UK) - something no...
Forum: Politics 15-08-2014, 23:19
Replies: 4,603
Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
here's what was said,...

here's what was said, http://archive.today/T0KJV

according to FT
Forum: Politics 15-08-2014, 23:16
Replies: 4,603
Views: 127,400
Posted By barky99
Scotland doesn't have any debt to 'renege' on -...

Scotland doesn't have any debt to 'renege' on - it is all UK debt & was necessary to make the statement to avoid those issues as tactics of No campaign were planned well in advance which would...
Forum: Politics 12-08-2014, 18:41
Replies: 1,227
Views: 35,083
Posted By barky99
UK Treasury stated they'd cover all UK debt early...

UK Treasury stated they'd cover all UK debt early this year, just like there is no English or Welsh debt there is no Scottish debt to renege one ... as for credit rating, AAA or AA+ they say!
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