The Croydon Principle – How Westminster secretly sends Scotland’s budget south

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The Croydon Principle – How Westminster secretly sends Scotland’s budget south

There is a little known Westminster spending policy that places a charge on Scotland’s public sector accounts, but the economic benefit of it is felt outside of Scotland. In short, Scotland does not benefit from all of the spending that the UK Government claims it spends on Scotland’s behalf. I call this ‘The Croydon Principle.’ […]

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The Croydon Principle – How Westminster secretly sends Scotland’s budget south