Scotland's Choice
Scotland's Choice
Jan 17, 2022
E38: Economic Opportunities – With Kate Forbes
With Kate Forbes. In this Scotland's Choice episode Drew sits down with Kate Forbes to the discuss economic opportunities for an Independent Scotland. Kate is the MSP for Skye, Lochaber, and Badenoch (which includes Dingwall, the Black Isle, and the Great Glen). Kate is the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy in the Scottish Government, which means she can offer a unique insight into the tangible economic benefits of independence. The issues that dominated the 2014 independence debate have fundamentally changed and Kate offers her insight into how these have shifted and the economic opportunities for an independent Scotland. This episode is well worth a listen, Drew, and Kate cover everything from how she got into politics to currency, trade, energy and the impacts of Brexit. You can follow Kate on Twitter here or on Facebook here.  Listen to other episodes of Scotland's Choice here
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