Many a true word said in jest. Ex-SNP supremo Alex Salmond is still pulling the strings and is expecting to write the next Labour budget. The Tories are cock-a-hoop that he said it on tape. We won’t be if it actually comes to fruition.
Only one day after the Scot Nats launched their manifesto the IFS said there will be a £9.7bn black hole in Scotland’s finances by 2020 if it achieves fiscal autonomy. Send for help if they get control of the entire UK economy.