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Why is the SNP afraid of issuing its own government bonds?

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Rishi Sunak’s budget appeared to offer some good news to Scots, not that the SNP saw it that way. An additional £1.2 billion in Barnett funding was handed over to Scotland’s government. This is on top of £9.7 billion in extra spending delivered over the past year for pandemic support.

But the SNP Scottish government took a different view.

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