Readers' views: 13-17 March 2017

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Although I work in England but am Scottish, I am so sad for Scotland that the SNP party are following their own blinkered agenda. 
Scotland will not only face the uncertainty of a referendum, but face the loss of jobs and investment.

We have been a union for 300 years and now Nicola Sturgeon thinks the EU looks more attractive. Apart from the fact to go it alone will mean huge tax hikes for all and an enormous budget deficit (Banana Republic comes to mind), and no guarantee that there will immediate acceptance if at all into the EU, the Spanish may raise a few objections. 

So the fact that there would be uncertainty up to a referendum and if they voted to leave… a country in the wilderness thereafter.
Dianne Field

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