Police Scotland, overspending and VAT – UPDATED

There’s been a bit of a furore this week about funding for Police Scotland.  First an SNP amendment to the Finance Bill which would have exempted Scotland’s centralised emergency services from VAT was defeated in the Commons; then the following day the Police Scotland finance report was released which gave details of a projected £25m … More Police Scotland, overspending and VAT – UPDATED


Much was, and still is, made of the economic arguments for and against independence.  Many of these arguments can be open to opinion – for example how much of an impact you believe the “border effect” would have or what effect there would be on something like “Brand Scotland”. What cannot be doubted is the … More Three-in-one