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Power Broking Scots Daydream Alarm Call: The Greece Of The North

by | 2nd, November 2011

Salmond FRONTIER News: Scots are legendary for being thoroughly mean and getting the best value for their fourpenny silver groat.

Racing pundit and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond must have felt he was being given a solid kicking in the sporran this morning when The Herald carried a Page One lead featuring a Citigroup analysis of Salmond’s perfect finishing post: Full Scottish independence and 100 per cent renewable energy in place by 2020. Citigroup was warning off power giants from investing in the renewables scheme because they could end up with money trapped in a Scots’ economic black hole if independence goes ahead.

A Green Dream turning to carbon ash moment?

Both independence and the 100 per cent renewable energy plans are being derided in certain quarters.
Ye’ll no take my Freedom
But the power’s for sale

The Scottish Nationalist leader is now being hounded to hold his independence referendum at once by a more than slightly concerned British national parliament with both Houses of Lords and Commons waking up to the idea the irritating Scots still have a tribal nature and want to shake of the intolerable yoke of English suppression. The fear is the UK economy will disappear into Highland peat bogs along with the financially crippled Bravehearts.

Figures produced today by Citigroup

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