Royal Bank ‘raped and betrayed’ Scotland – which is why we now need a new Free Bank of Scotland

With regard to the report on the mis-conduct by the Royal Bank of Scotland by the Financial Conduct Authority (see here for details; – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43127926), Mark R Whittet, Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party – who stood for election last year in the Edinburgh West seat which is home to the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland – said;  “The Financial Conduct Authority on the gross mis-conduct by the Royal Bank of Scotland is absolutely damning.  “It shows managers operated in a corporate culture of greed while putting the interests of their small business customers last.  “Sadly, too many
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Boris’ Big Brexit Lie: Govt. of the people, by the people for the people (except for ‘viewers in Scotland’..)

One of the few moments of clarity in otherwise vague and vapid ‘defining speech’ on Brexit by Alexander (Boris) Johnson, the British Foreign Minister was when he said that Brexit was all about ‘Government of the people, by the people, for the people’.   Mark R Whittet, Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party commented today:  “This is admirably true – as far as England goes, which voted for British Independence from the EU Bloc.  “But ‘Government of the people, by the people, for the people’ is patently untrue when it comes to voters in Scotland – who voted by a majority of
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New poll shows half of all Scots (49%) want Independence and/or full Home Rule

SNP must hold new Scottish Independence Referendum now while Prime Minister May still needs her 13 Scottish Tory MPs for Hard Brexit vote in Westminster  New poll shows half of all Scots (49%) want Independence and/or full Home Rule, according to a new opinion poll carried out on behalf of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (www.SIRP.Scot). The survey, carried out between 24-28 January 2018 by the independent polling company Survation, (encl) asked voters what their voting intention for Scotland’s constitutional future would now be. The results were: Full independence 32% Keeping the current situation 36% Devo-Max 17% Don’t know 16% Mark R Whittet
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Glaswegian glamour model and fellow un-elected, re-jected, anti-democratic British Unionist Lords to have more say on Scotland’s future in Brexit than elected Scottish MPs

Today (25 Jan 2018) members of the House of Lords –  including the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Wales and the shadow spokesperson for Northern Ireland and Scotland – will debate the role of devolved administrations <ie the Scottish Government> in the Brexit withdrawal from the EU and future opportunities for ‘strengthening the union’. This is because the minority-Tory British government lied about – and failed to give – MPs in the House of Commons a vote on post-Brexit return of devolved powers from Brussels. Instead – as the Brit-Govt Minister for Scotland (David Mundell) has confessed  – these powers over
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Now the time comes closer for Scottish Independence Referendum following Brexit omnishambles in London, Brussels, Dublin and Belfast

Now the time comes closer for Scottish Independence Referendum following Brexit omnishambles in London, Brussels, Dublin and Belfast Not now, but soon will be the time for a second Scottish Independence referendum given the vastly-changed political landscape following last night’s Brexit omnishambles by the British government. Mark R Whittet, (LLB, BA) Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party said today: “The entirely-unsurprising collapse of the London-led ‘negotiations’ over Brexit with the EU has clearly exposed the double-dealing duplicity of the Tory government in Westminster, which wants a ‘Brexit cake and eat it’ policy of leaving N. Ireland in the EU customs
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The REAL GERS report shows Scots richer per head than UK in Independent Scotland

The REAL GERS report shows Scots richer per head than UK in Independent Scotland See full report: http://tinyurl.com/y9qjf343 Commenting today on the Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2016-17 (GERS) report, Mark R Whittet, Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (www.SIRP.scot) said: “The GERS report was expressly designed by a Tory-run Brit-Govt to create confusion and to paint a one-sided picture of why Scotland is ‘too poor, too wee, too stupid,’ etc to be Independent. “The GERS report should be shown the ‘red card’ and kicked into touch – permanently. “Only with an independent economic study – including the real data
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GERS report should be shown the red card, says Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party

The annual Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2016-17 (GERS) report has been published today. Commenting, Mark R Whittet, Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (www.SIRP.scot) said: “Whatever statistics are published in this report, they will not paint the whole picture. “The GERS report was expressly designed by a Tory-run Brit-Govt to create confusion and to paint a one-sided picture of why Scotland is ‘too poor, too wee, too stupid,’ etc to be Independent. “The GERS report should be shown the ‘red card’ and kicked into touch – permanently. “Only with an independent economic study – including the real data on
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Case for Scotland’s second Independence Referendum boosted by Tory secrecy over Brexit economic fall-out (just like Labour’s ban on the McCrone N. Sea oil bombshell report)

The Brit-Govt is refusing to publish its secret report showing Scotland will ‘lose most from Brexit’ – just like Brit-Govt refused to publish the famous McCrone report in 1975 showing that Scotland would become as rich as Norway on Independence. Mark R Whittet, Leader of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party today calls for the UK government’s Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) to publish all analysis about the impact of Brexit on Scotland – following reports the department’s former Chief of Staff that bombshell findings have been withheld. James Chapman, former adviser to the UK Govt Brexit Minister David Davis adviser
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Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party tells ex-SNP MP Michelle Thomson (and other potential Holyrood MSPs): ‘Come and join us’

Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party is asking former SNP MP Michelle Thomson – and other potential Holyrood MSPs and supporters) to join us in ‘evening up the odds’ in favour of a Scottish independence referendum.     Thomson was elected SNP MP for Edinburgh West in the 2015 general election, taking the seat from the Liberal and was immediately appointed as the party’s business spokeswoman. However, she resigned the party whip in September that year following allegations about past property dealings and did not stand in the June 2017 election. Last week, the state prosecution system said Thomson had no case to answer
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Tory Brexit will hit Aberdeen and Edinburgh economies TWICE as HARD as rest of UK – so SNP MUST collaborate in progressive alliance with Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party to maximise Indy-MSPs in next Holyrood election

OFFICIAL: City of London report says that Aberdeen and Edinburgh will suffer twice as much as UK average in Tory-led ‘hard’ Brexit’ The economies of every major British city are set to decline under the ‘hard Brexit’ plan being forced through the parliament by the Brit-Govt. But the economies of the oil and gas based Aberdeen-Grampian and  financial services-based Edinburgh-Lothian regions are set to fall by twice as much as the UK average, according to the findings of a new report published today (27 Jul 2017) by a London-based think-tank. And Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (SIRP.scot)  leader – Mark R
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