The Sustainable Growth Commission has published its report into the economic options open to an independent Scotland.
In 2014, all sides agreed that Scotland ‘could’ be an independent country. Of course, where opinion differed – and continues to diverge – is over the costs and benefits of independence.
The economy was seen as a key area of challenge for the ‘yes’ side in 2014. To counter this, the Scottish Government sought to strengthen its position by offering a vision of relative economic continuity post-independence.
Today’s report offers a different proposition.
In this – slightly longer than usual – blog we provide an overview and offer some thoughts on where the debate should go next.