• News Feeds
Page last updated at 07:46 GMT, Friday, 20 January 2012

Can the Scottish economy stand alone?

Is Scotland a drain on the UK economy or would Scots be better off on their own?

The Scottish National Party argue that independence would make Scotland more prosperous, even though North Sea oil revenues are in decline.

Scotland correspondent Colin Blane reports from post-industrial Clydeside to oil-rich Aberdeen to examine the economic landscape of the region.

This is an extended version of the broadcast item

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific