SNP’s big-spending manifesto risks sparking a race to economic ruin – The Scotsman

The SNP manifesto contains a lot of promises to make a lot of things “free” if it wins the election on May 6, along with some hefty spending commitments, such as an extra £2.5 billion for the NHS and £1 billion to help close the educational attainment gap between rich and poor.

But then, it has been pointed out that when a politician promises to spend lots of money, we should remember it’s our money they will be spending, not theirs. One way or another, all this would be coming out of our pockets.

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