Profile: Jim Osborne

Scottish Banking And Finance Group

Latest articles from Jim Osborne

A radical social and economic transformation is essential in order to achieve independence and address the risks to human survival created by climate change
Activists have been left disappointed  by COP26
It would be a grave mistake to think we can wait until after independence to start work on this
If citizens have savings, they are better able to manage unexpected shocks
Payment of taxes is an important part of being a good citizen
A Scottish currency could alleviate the need to borrow money on global money markets
Should VAT be abolished and replaced with targeted product taxes?
The Scottish state needs to reshape the way money circulates in the economy
A march for an independent Scotland - which would be able to choose its own priorities
Government borrowing provides a safe means for citizens and businesses to save