Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Times on the case for Scottish independence.

In the article Mark argues that Scottish Nationalists can point to economic theory, as well as substantial empirical evidence, to argue that a big transfer of powers away from Westminster to the nations and regions of the UK could be a win-win arrangement. A challenge that needs answering by enthusiastic Brexiteers is that if the key reason for departing the European Union was to escape the clutches of a remote bureaucracy incapable of tailoring policy to local needs, then why are we apparently content with such overwhelming fiscal control by Whitehall?

Read Mark’s full article here. (££)