FMQs: one third of Scots face budget tax hikes

FMQs: one third of Scots face budget tax hikes
 

Almost one third of Scots are facing tax rises under the Scottish Government's budget being unveiled later today, Nicola Sturgeon has indicated.
The First Minister said that the spending plans for 2018/19 will mean that 70% of taxpayers in Scotland escape a rise, covering 83% of all adults.
Ms Sturgeon was speaking during First Ministers Questions where Tory leader Ruth Davidson accused her of breaking an SNP manifesto pledge not to raise taxes.
The SNP leader also revealed that the Small Business Bonus would be protected.
The budget will seek to protect public services from "the cuts... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 44
Source: Scotsman
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