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That the Laws concerning Regulation of Trade, Customs and such Excises to which Scotland is by virtue of this Treaty to be lyable be the same in Scotland from and after the Union as in England and that all other Lawes in use within the Kingdom of Scotland do after the Union and notwithstanding thereof remain in the same force as before (except such as are contrary to or inconsistent with this Treaty) but alterable by the Parliament of Great Britain With this difference betwixt the Laws concerning publick Right, Policy and Civil Government and those which concern private Right That the Laws which concern publick Right Policy and Civil Government may be made the same throughout the whole United Kingdom but that no alteration be made in Laws which concern private Right except for evident utility of the subjects within Scotland
So because you have been shagged by being in the union you now want to stay in the union as you are to poor to leave. Surely years of underinvestment and neglect are reasons to go?
I think we have had this debate before and while we agree mostly on what is wrong with the UK system and even broadly agree on the best solution......
..... the difference is you think reform within theUK I still possible I think the current system is too entrenched and by leaving at least Scotland can change.
originally posted by: Soloprotocol
Trust me, I wouldn't put it by Westminster to plant a Nuclear bomb here then have the SAS's Andy McNab show up with knife clamped firmly between his teeth saving us all with 2 seconds too spare on the clock.
Then proclaiming to us all and the World...Hey, you wont have this level of service in a Independent Scotland.
originally posted by: RonPalmer
originally posted by: AngryCymraeg
Of course it'll be a legal nightmare - it's the creation of a new (old) country, it's not going to be easy but that's no reason not to do it. What a cowardly attitude.