Monthly Archives: November 2014

Smith is important because his recommendations will be a disappointment

By Russell Bruce This article was written very late last night, but not published till today. With the Smith Commission report now out little requires to be amended It was always my view the Smith Commission was a process to … Continue reading

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Murphy leadership campaign leaks Smith Commission proposals

By Dorothy Bruce Dear Lord Smith of  Kelvin, For the past few days I have been dismayed to see what are supposedly the findings of your commission splashed over the media as part and parcel of one of the campaigns … Continue reading

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7 Mountains 7 Continents and why trees mean life

  James Ogilvie on the summit of Everest By Russell Bruce Today a bit of a departure from politics and economics on this blog. There is more to life and how we find our place in this world on a … Continue reading

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More powers

 BORDERS GROUP  By Russell Bruce The following submission was lodged with The Smith Commission on Friday 31st October It is proposed in this submission to make the connection between powers and responsibility by drawing attention to the Government and Expenditure and … Continue reading

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We are back

By Russell Bruce I have been quiet since the Referendum. It isn’t that I had nothing to say in the wake of a result we thought might be different. Other things were squeezed out and set aside and a big catch up on … Continue reading

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