The Barnett formula was first introduced prior to the 1979 general election by the Labour chief secretary to the Treasury Joel Barnett, after whom the formula is named. Initially it was viewed as a...
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- JUDGEMENT DAY
- Wooden and woeful
- To those that have
- An era ends: “ane end of ane auld sang”
- “We are family”
- What status quo?
- No longer a happy family
- “We were never truly independent until we joined the EEC”
- Something very exciting
- It’s 19th October 2023
- Ditching the ECHR…ditching our human rights
- My rights, your rights, our rights, everyone’s rights
- If Scotland leaves the UK…
- Building for the future
- The quality of governance
- Levelling up lies
- Fascism arrives as your friend
- “It’s utter crap”
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