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Analysis: Lack of clarity driven by fear of winners and losers from local tax change

Common Weal Policy's second analysis piece of the Commission on Local Tax Reform's final report comes from Dr David Comerford, Research Fellow in Economics at the University of Stirling and author of a submission to the Commission. Dr Comerford argues that the fear of the inevitable winners and losers that will come from establishing a new local tax policy appears to have pushed the Commission towards shying away from "strong proposals".

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Osborne's anti-public investment dogma shown up by new Scottish figures which highlight potential

Ben Wray, in an article first published in The Herald , argues that new figures on the importance of public investment to the Scottish economy show the Chancellor's anti-investment dogma is all wrong, and the Scottish Government should ramp up public investment to maximise its potential

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