In September 2014 people in Scotland will take one of the most important decisions in the history of Scotland and the whole of the United Kingdom (UK) - whether to stay in the UK, or leave it and become a new, separate and independent state. In advance of the referendum, the UK Government will ensure through the Scotland analysis programme that the debate is properly informed by analysis, and that the facts crucial to considering Scotland's future are set out. This paper sets out the role of economic and fiscal integration in shaping Scotland's economic performance as part of the UK and describes some of the potential economic and fiscal consequences of independence. It follows the fourth paper in the Scotland analysis series, Scotland analysis: Business and microeconomic framework, which sets out how the UK's domestic market is a key part of Scotland's successful business environmentPolicing The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 brought together Scotlanda#39;s eight regional police forces, the ... graduate endowment scheme that had existed since 2001 saw the reintroduction of free higher education in Scotland inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Scotland Analysis: Macroeconomic and Fiscal Performance - Cm 8694|
|Author||:||Great Britain: H.M. Treasury|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2013-09-03|