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All 5 results for boris speaker:Derek Mackay

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government Budget (7 Jan 2020)

Derek Mackay: ...tax levels. Clearly, the UK Government’s decision to delay the UK budget once again will have profound consequences. Even with the clarity of now having a date—although, when it comes to Boris Johnson, we will believe it when we see it, because the Prime Minister told us that the budget would be in February but it is now to be in March—we need the detail on the block grant adjustment...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government Budget (7 Jan 2020)

Derek Mackay: Murdo Fraser inadvertently gave me a wee upgrade in the middle of his question. Just as he got my title wrong, he has probably got the figures wrong as well. As for Boris Johnson, if he cannot even get the month of his budget right, how am I expected to believe what he says when it comes to the detailed numbers in the budget? I want to see the colour of the Tories’ money. I want to see the...

Scottish Parliament: Renfrewshire South Economy (Support) (31 Oct 2019)

Derek Mackay: ...partnership—who is a businessman from the Scottish Leather Group—announced 100 new jobs in Renfrewshire, but also expressed concern about the threat of Brexit. So, when we hear people such as Boris Johnson talking about “getting Brexit done”, what that means is doing in people’s jobs across Scotland, when we are trying to do so much to grow our economy in a responsible way. We...

Scottish Parliament: Income Tax (25 Jun 2019)

Derek Mackay: ...’s question was partly about the position of taxpayers. Scotland has a more progressive tax system. The structure is fairer, as are the decisions that we have taken. If, for example, there is a Boris Johnson premiership, it is perfectly clear that the funding will go towards tax cuts for the richest 10 per cent in society. That is unfair and will continue austerity. The Scottish...

Scottish Parliament: Provisional Outturn 2018-19 (20 Jun 2019)

Derek Mackay: ...that helps those at the bottom, rather than giving constant tax cuts to the rich, which is the trend in the right-wing Tory party, and is about to be compounded with the potential election of Boris Johnson as the new Brexit-crazy Prime Minister.


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