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The English Backlash

ippr - Is An English Backlash Emerging?

A new ippr report suggests increasing public resentment in England about Scotland’s share of public spending and growing support for an English parliament.

Tax powers promise as 'English backlash' grows - Scotsman.com News

LABOUR is to push ahead with plans to hand Holyrood new tax-raising powers as evidence emerges that voters in England are becoming increasingly resentful of the share of public spending that comes to Scotland.

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English patriotism, the love that dare not speak its name.

Perhaps HM Government could also stipulate that, along with its new tax-raising powers, Holyrood would be responsible for funding all Scottish social services and benefits entirely from within its own tax base?

...and not a whisper from any of the political parties that would change this iniquitous situation.

"A new ippr report suggests increasing public resentment in England about Scotland’s share of public spending and growing support for an English parliament."

About damn time...

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