Letters to the Press, 20/12/23: The SNP are taxing spin and kicking the can.

Special Scottish cabinet meeting to discuss £1bn budget black hole – BBC News

Finance Secretary Shona Robison appears out of her depth as £1 billion budget black hole looms – The Scotsman

Scotland risks ‘sliding into skills emergency’ unless more cash can be found for colleges – Glasgow Live

Kate Forbes’ only big idea was to make cash-starved councils the whipping boys – The Scotsman