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United Kingdom Budget

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 4:45 pm on 25th March 2010.

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Photo of Gavin Brown Gavin Brown Conservative 4:45 pm, 25th March 2010

The cabinet secretary's statement was a curious mix of spending demands and a demand for a credible deficit reduction plan. Does he think that the spending demands for which he has asked should be paid for by an increase in borrowing or an increase in taxation?