Edinburgh Book Festival 2022: The Cost of Change

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    Date(s) - 17/08/2022
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Baillie Gifford West Court


    If Scotland is to become an independent country, it has three options for currency: adopt the euro, keep the pound sterling or create a new Scottish currency – and each has its own limitations. Leaving a financial union and creating an entirely new system is a major event and according to John Kay, whoever said the ‘Scottish currency should be called the thistle – lovely to look at but not to hold – made a serious point’. Join John and Allan Little as they discuss which, if any, of the currency options might work for Scotland.

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