The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #193

date: 22/11/2023

Episode 193 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig talks to Anthony Salamone from European Merchants who is here to discuss the Scottish Government’s latest independence White Paper on Scotland’s accession to the European Union. They discuss where the Scottish Government has started to demonstrate deeper understanding of EU processes and structures but also where the paper continues to gloss over or ignore critical barriers such as currency, compliance with EU standards and the democratic process of demonstrating a mandate to join the Union after independence.

You can read the Scottish Government’s White Paper here: https://www.gov.scot/publications/building-new-scotland-independent-scotland-eu/
You can read Anthony’s paper on the questions they need to answer here: https://www.merchants.scot/insight/scotland-eu-debate
And you can find out more about European Merchants at: https://www.merchants.scot

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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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