The cuts are coming
15:38 UK time, Tuesday, 22 June 2010
"Certainty. That VAT rise, the cuts in benefits, the restoration of the pension earnings link, the increase in capital gains, the reduction in corporation tax.
Imponderable. The precise details of public spending - including, even, the overall total for the Scottish block because that is dependent upon Whitehall negotiations which are about to get under way.
But even within that imponderable we can be certain of one thing. Scottish public spending is about to fall and fall sharply."
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