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  1. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Currency union 'not in Scotland's interests', says: Alistair Darling

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh Currency union 'not in Scotland's interests' A formal currency union would not be in the interests of an independent Scotland, the leader ... uncertainty over what currency would be used if Scotland leaves the United Kingdom remains a major campaign issue. Britain's three main political parties have ruled out a formal currency union, ...

  2. News - World - SCOTLAND

    For Scotland, currency union with Britain likely out if independence in

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London 'Yes' to independence is 'no' to currency union Britain's finance minister George Osborne is likely to rule out a formal currency ... today. Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday that a formal currency union would be "very difficult to justify" and Osborne would soon have "more to say". Salmond's ...

  3. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Salmond wins final TV debate before Scottish independence referendum

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 05:20pm by Reuters in Glasgow

    ... such as education and health. Currency question Salmond was helped on Monday by sympathetic audience members who heckled Darling, including one woman who told voters not to trust a word from the former Labour finance minister. In the last debate, Salmond came unstuck on what currency arrangements an independent Scotland would use. He advocates a pound-sharing currency union, but has struggled ...

  4. News - World - SCOTLAND

    British government promises Scots more powers if they reject independence

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 05:35pm by Reuters

    ... the currency, national debt, North Sea oil and the future of Britain’s nuclear submarine base in Scotland ahead of independence pencilled in for March 24, 2016. The pro-independence side has said it believes the rest of Britain would agree to a currency union in the event of a Scottish breakaway, allowing the new state to use the pound. This has been rejected by Britain’s three main political ...

  5. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Scottish support for independence slips one week before vote, poll says

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:45am by Reuters in Edinburgh

    ... Cameron would face calls to resign. Scotland would have to decide what currency it would use after London said it could not keep the pound, while Britain would have to decide what to do about its ...

  6. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Cameron makes plea to Scots: Don’t rip apart Britain’s ‘family of nations’

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 07:31pm by Reuters

    ... Kingdom and usher in years of financial, economic and political uncertainty. They have warned that Scotland would not keep the pound as part of a formal currency union. “If the UK lost Scotland, ...

  7. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Bank of England chief addresses independence debate

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:57am by AP

    ... to use the pound should it become independent, saying a successful currency union would require giving up some sovereignty. Independence advocates say they want to continue to use the pound as the country's currency if the Scottish people vote for separation this year. Mark Carney warned that successful currency unions still require some level of common fiscal policy and bank supervision. ...

  8. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Scottish independence will lead to ‘Balkanisation’ of Britain, warns Swedish foreign minister

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 07:02pm by Reuters

    ... independence and 30 per cent in favour, but there are still enough undecided Scots to swing the vote. Key issues to emerge during the debate include the economic impact of a split, what currency would ...

  9. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Osborne warns Scotland: Forget the pound if you walk away

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... of the UK would need to share its currency with Scotland,” Osborne said. Osborne’s warning will be repeated in future days by the finance chiefs of Britain’s two other main parties, Labour’s Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrat Danny Alexander. Currency war? By honing in on Scottish hopes of keeping the pound, London politicians hope to undermine the economic case for independence though ...

  10. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Barroso casts doubt on independent Scotland becoming an EU member

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by Reuters

    ... to grant membership to such states- days after the British government said an independent Scotland would not be able to keep sterling as its currency. Scotland is due to hold a referendum ... campaign. Writing in The Sunday Times, he accused the British government of bullying over the currency issue and said he had asked Prime Minister David Cameron to rein in his campaign to keep ...




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