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The slave trade made Scotland rich. Now we must pay our blood-soaked debts | Stephen McLaren13 Jan 4:00am

The slave trade made Scotland rich. Now we must pay our blood-soaked debts | Stephen McLaren

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The Caribbean countries that our forefathers so ruthlessly exploited are asking for financial reparations. Let’s not deepen our shame by refusing themAt the turn of the year, after the giving, receiving and splurging are over, eyes turn wearily to outstanding bills, upcoming liabilities and the settling of accounts. This year, thanks to Brexit, no shortage of final demands and eye-watering bills will be appearing in the nation’s letterbox – and denial will not be an option. In addition to the £18bn or so
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