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Not the sharpest knife in the drawer – Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp

A great thing, metaphors, for bringing a dull or complex subject to life. I’ve perpetrated a few in my time on this blog. But I’m not sure Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp has quite got the point. He’s the founder (his word – … Continue reading

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Undermining the experts – the SNP, their friends, and GERS

Keith Brown, cabinet secretary responsible for GERS Many years ago I had a job providing a research and information function for a London borough council. My responsibilities included making population projections for the area and undertaking social surveys. I had … Continue reading

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The lighter side of GERS

Dear reader, If you are dipping into this from outside Scotland know that there are online conversations like this going on all over Scotland today. This one is distinguished only by the participants’ lack of rudeness to each other, so … Continue reading

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My referendum year in numbers

It’s that time of year when folk look back at the last twelve months. Some go for levity, some profundity. Some just do what they can. I’m quite good with numbers so that’s how I see the referendum year that, … Continue reading

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