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SNP budget protects the rich while continuing the austerity agenda

Socialist Party Scotland's response to the SNP's Scottish budget As predicted, today’s draft budget from the SNP Scottish Government, if unchanged, will result in continued cuts to public services over the next year. Public sector wages which have fallen by ...

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Scottish budget: SNP’s sorry capitulation to austerity continues

Philip Stott reports The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017/18, which was unveiled on Thursday, was yet another sorry chapter in the SNP’s capitulation to Tory austerity. Finance secretary Derek MacKay claimed that the budget would deliver “£240 million extra ...

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