Dipping in the Sporran
MAJOR manifesto commitments by the SNP government cannot be met unless £1 billion extra is found for Scotland's local authorities, the finance secretary John Swinney was warned last night.
EVERY household in Scotland will be £10,000 a year better off within a decade, Finance Secretary John Swinney claimed yesterday.
Don't you just love this Governmental accounting. Of course some people are already benefiting by more than £10,000 of public largesse...
SCOTLAND'S best-paid public servants pocketed salary rises of almost five times the rate of inflation last year, it emerged yesterday.