Living Standards

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons on 1st October 2019.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Chancellor of the Exchequer

I believe the First Minister actually promised not to raise taxes, but in fact the SNP have raised taxes on more than 1 million Scots. Doctors, teachers and police are all paying more in Scotland than in any other part of the UK. Scotland is now the highest-taxed part of the UK, and the Scottish people will remember that at the next Scottish elections.