Green anger at SNP for bowing to ‘right-wing voices’ over income tax

Green anger at SNP for bowing to ‘right-wing voices’ over income tax
 

The Greens have slammed the SNP for pandering to “right-wing voices” and failing to impose steeper income tax rises.
The Budget is expected to pass its final hurdle on Thursday thanks to a deal struck by Holyrood’s two pro-independence parties.
But the Scottish Greens will abstain from Tuesday’s decision on the setting of income tax levels for 2019-20 because they believe they are too timid.
From April, only 1% of Scottish resident taxpayers will pay more than they do now.
However, Scots on higher salaries will be liable for more than their counterparts in England, widening further the... read more

 
19 February 2019 in Politics, Views: 60
Source: The Courier
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