Scottish Think Tank Warns of Energy Crisis

In a devastating critique of UK energy policy, Options for Scotland warn that urgent action would need to be taken by an incoming Scottish government to halt the huge expansion of energy capacity, especially offshore wind which would produce intermittent power for which there would be no market. The bill for this would fall on consumers and accelerate fuel poverty.

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Referendum Initiative by Gordon Wilson

Following upon an initiative in November 2012 when Gordon Wilson and Jim Sillars raised the option of EFTA (The European Free Trade Association) as a solution to the wrangling over whether Scotland would be admitted to membership of the European Union, Gordon Wilson, former Chairman (Leader) of the Scottish National Party today announced the setting up of a referendum discussion unit OPTIONS FOR SCOTLAND intended to highlight constructive options open to Scotland with independence.

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Wilson and Sillars Intervention in the Scotland-EU Issue

Statement by Gordon Wilson, past leader of the SNP, and Jim Sillars, former deputy leader of the SNP.

This statement is issued because of our concern that the Scottish Government, and through it, the Yes side, has had  difficulties over the question of Scotland and Europe –something that must be resolved quickly given its importance to Scottish business and the people who work for it.

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