The distortions affecting society and the economy from Wednesday’s Scottish budget are considerable and avoidable.
What is the public pricing mechanism that would render budgetary expenditures self-funding, so that the money does not have to be added to the tax burden of people working in Scotland?
In pursuing land reform, the Scottish government required The Scottish Land Commission to investigate the effectiveness of LVT around the world. Unfortunately the report by experts at the University of Reading is seriously flawed.
In People’s Budget No. 2 economist Fred Harrison explains why.