What is the union dividend?
This is the supposed extra spending per person Scotland receives as a part of the UK.
Full answer here: The union dividend explained
Author / Creator: ALUN EVANS
Media type: Lecture
Alun Evans (formerly at the Scottish Office making the case for the Union) focuses on the hurly-burly of the 2014 referendum campaign, and his own suggestions for securing a long-term future for the Union. His solutions - full tax devolution, spending, domestic policy, and energy policy. Agreement on shared responsibilities, continuation of the monarchy, monetary policy set by UK, defence and foreign policy set by UK. [The expanded devolution that was promised but neve delivered]
Author / Creator: The Ferret
Media type: Fact check
The "Union Dividend" of £1941 per person [in 2019] only refers to the difference in current spending per head. It does not tell us what Scotland’s financial position would be after independence.