Better Together campaign seizes on Scotland report

The Better Together campaign - which is making the case for Scotland to remain part of the UK - is tweeting extracts from the Institute For Fiscal Studies report:


New @theifs report - separate Scotland would need significant cuts or tax rises over & above that already announced by the UK Govt #indyref

Report: Independent Scotland could face higher taxes


Scots 'face cuts or tax rises'

An independent Scotland would need to cut spending or increase taxes more than the rest of Britain to help balance its public finances in the long term, a report by the IFS think tank has claimed.