Scots to the rescue?
THE Scottish Conservatives are planning to back a two-tier British tax system by offering voters a three pence cut in the basic rate of income tax.
The radical policy pledge looks likely to be the centrepiece of the Tory manifesto at the next Scottish Parliament elections in 2007.
Will the Scots come to the rescue of the economy? The spirits of the great Scottish economists must be pleased, and no I'm not talking about Gordon Brown!