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Scotland’s post-reality politics

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When the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) uses the word ‘disappointing’ in its press release, you know things are getting serious.

This week, the IFS said a ‘lack of credibility’ unites the policy manifestos of the three biggest Scottish political parties (the SNP, Scottish Labour and the Scottish Conservatives) competing for votes in the Holyrood election next week.

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John Ferry
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John Ferry
John Ferry is a contributing editor for the think tank These Islands and a former financial journalist

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