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ref date:24 Aug 1999 (TRA)
Toll roads illegal how can the SNP help stop them?

The proposed toll charges on the M8 are a form of tax, and as such are ILLEGAL under the Treaty of Union 1707 that guaranteed NO new taxes would be introduced into Scotland unless they were in place in England too.

Kenny MacAskill, the SNP transport spokesman also said it was unfair because the Scots overpaid Westminster in taxes already - SNP, THE SCOTS NEED THE PROOF OF THIS NOW. FORCE LABOUR TO COMPLY