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Humza Yousaf fails to make the economic case for independence

14 March 2024

5:00 PM

14 March 2024

5:00 PM

Try to start a speech with a joke to warm up your audience. That’s always good advice. And so Scotland’s first minister, Humza Yousaf, began his speech at the London School of Economics this week by light-heartedly pointing out that the LSE might be a world-class institution but it only came fourth in a recent newspaper ranking of Britain’s best universities.

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