The irresistible case for England and Scotland remaining unitedhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/artic ... nited.html
Daily Mail Leader.
This doesn't have anything to do with someone having a retirement property in Scotland does it?
It staggers belief they can lie like this:
Crucially, how will it cope without the estimated £10billion-a-year subsidy it receives from the English taxpayer – money Mr Salmond uses to fund free care for the elderly and waive tuition fees?
Indeed, experts say that even if all North Sea oil and gas revenues had been allocated to Scotland, the country would still have run a deficit for the past 18 years.
The whole bloody country has a massive deficit, if £10 billion is all Scotland has then its clearly paying more than its share. And the old "experts say" line without any qualification whatsoever or reference is usually a cast iron sign of utter tosh.
10 Billion - Equivalent to 10 and a half days sports in the capital, or 20 weeks transport subsidy for err. the capital, (or a month's rent for a Somali family added Littlejohn). Or Vodaphone's unpaid tax for 2 years.