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Beware post-Brexit trade deals

Chicken washed in chlorine Beef injected with hormones Bourbon sold as “Scottish Whiskey”   Are those what you want to see in Scottish shops ?    After Brexit, the Westminster Government wish to set up trade deals with the USA, who will insist as part of the deal that we import products
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#KeepScotlandtheBrand campaign

Recently there has been renewed publicity for the “Keep Scotland the Brand” campaign, and a number of members of Pensioners for Independence have started to take part. Several of us have recently contacted some large retailers like Sainsbury’s, Marks and Spencer and the Co-op to urge them to label Scottish produce more
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Pensioners for Independence first annual conference

Pensioners for Independence will be holding their first annual conference on Saturday, 25th November 2017 at Broughton High School, North Edinburgh.  Speakers include Craig Dalzeil – Common Weal, Maggie Chapman – Green Party, George Kerevan – SNP, Christine Grahame MSP -SNP and Robin McAlpine – Common Weal.  Doors open 9.30 for 10
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Couldn’t make it up ?

Recently Jeremy Corbyn, on one of his occasional visits to “North Britain” – a.k.a. Scotland – is reported to have said that it would be difficult for Scotland to have its own distinctive legal system, separate from that in England.  Would someone please take him on one side and gently whisper in
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We really WAS robbed – now it’s official !

Large quantities of North Sea oil are processed on the rigs and exported directly to other countries without coming ashore.  Prior to December 2016 oil that was shipped directly from the rigs was counted towards the Oil Companies’ Head Offices, rather than being counted as produced in Scotland.  Oil imported or exported
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