Labour MP Ian Murray: Holyrood should use its new powers to cut tax

A LABOUR shadow business minister has called on the Scottish Government to bring in a temporary cut in income tax to help stimulate the economy north of the Border.
Edinburgh South MP Ian Murray made his comments at the party conference in Manchester, a day after Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson called for a 1p cut in income tax using devolved powers in a growing consensus across pro-Union parties that Holyrood’s tax-cutting powers should be used.
Mr Murray said a cut in income tax would prove to Scottish voters that Holyrood had been given significant deevolved powers.
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1 October 2012 in Politics, Views: 10
Source: Scotsman

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