National bank

Scotland’s National Bank – Central Banking in an independent Scotland

Author / Creator: Craig Dalzell

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: November 2017

an independent Scotland should maintain its own currency. The formation of a central bank and the philosophy behind it should be explained.  Scotland’s central bank would be self-funded and self-sustaining and should be publicly owned so as to generate a return for the Scottish Treasury.


Submission on the Scottish National Investment Bank

Author / Creator: Common Weal

Media type: consultation response

Date published:

A Scottish National Investment Bank should:

  • be a long-term structural intervention into the Scottish economy
  • be a source of finance which is tailored to public-good outcomes
  • accept any applications for lending or equity investment.
  • raise capital from sources other than government
  • have a balanced governance structure