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reality of Scotland"s oil.

Nicholas Dekker

reality of Scotland"s oil.

by Nicholas Dekker

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Published in West Calder .
Written in English


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SeriesUpthrust series; no.2
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Open LibraryOL13664029M

  In the Scottish government’s last (June ) oil and gas bulletin, expected revenues were scaled back substantially. At the time of the referendum, and based on an oil price of $ per barrel, oil revenues were expected to be almost £8bn in /17, and between $bn in .   The Book of Scotlands is an altogether less alarming, more usable volume of Borges-style "fictions" about the possible Scotlands that might inform a nation heading towards independence. Though I doubt whether the Government will be looking to Momus's habitual surrealism for any substantive policy advice.

A Living Book brought to you by Policy Scotland Bringing together evidence and high quality research by experts on the Scottish economy in a politically neutral, accessible and non-technical way. With this living book, we aim to update and refresh the available information about the contemporary Scottish economy and, in doing so, provide an. Publishing is alive and well in Scotland. Most, but not all, of the writers on this list are Scottish (some are only Scotland-based), but they each explore aspects of Scottish culture and identity.

  An animation from the BBC Scotland documentary showing just how much the UK government benefits from Scotland's north sea oil. Scotland's oil .   Oil output, almost 90 percent of it in Scottish waters, has fallen to less than half its levels a decade, and is down 74 percent since Thanks .


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Reality of Scotland"s oil by Nicholas Dekker Download PDF EPUB FB2

"It's Scotland's oil" was a widely publicised political slogan used by the Scottish National Party (SNP) during the s in making their economic case for Scottish independence. It was argued that the discovery of North Sea oil off the coast of Scotland, and the revenue that it created would not benefit Scotland to any significant degree.

The UK government thought it would be a better idea to use the revenue generated by Scotland’s oil to cut taxes, so ended up giving a big chunk of it away in tax breaks to Thatchers elite few.

Over the years Billions of pounds of Oil revenues have been squandered away by the UK Government with little regard for the future economy of Scotland. Through construtivism, I look in this paper at the usage and framing of oil politics in SNP (Scottish National Party) propaganda throughout the s and s, after the discovery of oil in the Northern Sea off the coast of Scotland, and implicitly.

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