ref date:12 Aug 1999 (ECON)
SNP may review taxation policy
The SNP may well review their policy planning to keep the 1p tax
refund London offered to bribe Scottish voters into voting for
Ian Blackford (SNP treasurer) said
"We must deliver a successful economy
through a taxation strategy that allows us to be competitive not only in Europe, but in the
rest of the world and deliver the necessary wealth that enables us to provide the kind of
social services the Scottish people demand."
talk that this weakens Alex Salmonds leadership is just idle chitter chatter, of
all the politicians in Scotland he has been honest and open with the electorate,
something Blairs lot cannot claim.