ref date:13 Aug 1999 (ECON)
SNPs Salmond could recoup tax cut another way
OK, many Scots did want the 1% tax cut that Blair offered as a BRIBE to vote
Labour at the devolution vote and the suckers bought into the idea.
However, the SNP could accept this public viewpoint and recoup the
loss another way.
CLOSE THE SCOTTISH OFFICE
Its serves NO purpose now the Scottish parliament is sitting, the Scottish
executive should deal (for the moment) directly with London. Why pay
these lackies for anything. I'm sure its demise would save Scottish
tax payers a penny or two, and the SNP could sell this idea to the