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New Budget is 'smoke and mirrors' says MHK

Wed, 17 Feb 2016


Stop concealing the reality of government finances with "smoke and mirrors".

That's the message from a South Douglas MHK who says she's concerned Treasury's Budget is another example of this administration's ability to hide its problems.

It's suggested there's a disparity in things like the distribution of money in the Cabinet Office and how each department is dealing with pension costs.

Kate Beecroft says some of the information stands up to scrutiny - but there are elements of it that certainly don't:

 

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