Typically ignorant of the nature of taxation in the UK over centuries, the Scottish Tories try to tell us we should be grateful for Westminster’s generosity with this supposed handout.
This tweet offers part of the response:
Here’s another part:
It is an accepted fact that every year for 30 years Scotland has generated more tax revenue per head for the UK treasury than the rest of the UK. The latest figures taken from the Government Expenditure and Revenue Report Scotland (GERS) state that Scotland generated £800 more in tax per person than the UK average. Scotland would have been £8.3 billion better off than the UK over the past 5 years.
Readers will have plenty to say on this I feel sure: