Hike income tax for middle class Scots, says former SNP minister

Hike income tax for middle class Scots, says former SNP minister
 

Middle class Scots should carry the burden of “inevitable” tax rises, a former SNP minister has said.
Kenny MacAskill, who served as justice secretary, said better-off sections of society do well out of free prescriptions and free university tuition in Scotland and should be prepared to pay more.
Nicola Sturgeon has opened the door to higher household bills by calling for a debate on income tax amid a squeeze on public service spending.
Mr MacAskill, who described rises as “inevitable”, said “punitive taxes on the rich” could lead to a loss in revenue.
“It seems that she (Ms Sturgeon) is... read more

 
12 October 2017 in Politics, Views: 52
Source: The Courier
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