About Tom Hunter:
Sir Thomas Blane Hunter is a Scottish businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
The Scottish government set a goal of increasing exports by 50% by 2017. That is ambitious. Is it achievable?
In 1998 I invested in the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde Uni and subsequently put more capital into enterprise education to try and help change the culture.
But once you have satisfied your material needs, which I think every wealth creator should - the house, the car, the plane, the boat - what comes next?
In 2003 Scotland had 36 new business registrations per 10,000 adults. It's still the same.
The man who dies rich, dies in disgrace.
We in Scotland need fiscal responsibility. Quite simply, we need to be responsible for what we raise in tax and what we spend in tax.