Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae Hamish McRae: Of course Scotland can stand on its own two feet. And

Scotland's voters will be asked to make a political decision in its referendum on independence, but it will be a decision coloured inevitably by economics – or at least economic perceptions, for the long-term economic impact of independence is far from clear. But such is the nature of politics that economic arguments will be used by both sides to support their case.