The implications of Scottish independence on business; higher education and research; and postal services

The implications of Scottish independence on business; higher education and research; and postal services
Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Business, Innovation and Skills Committee
Publisher
TSO
Date of publication
8 August 2014
Series
Parliamentary Papers. Session 2014-15; HC504
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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A report describes the impact of potential Scottish independence on business, the economy, and education. Issues covered include whether an independent Scotland could remain in the European Union, whether it would share the pound, financial regulation, access to higher education, research funding, and the fate of postal services. It is argued that remaining in the Union would be in the best economic interests of Scotland and that pro-independence arguments are based on aspiration rather than evidence.

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