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Scottish devolution: Income tax powers recommended

The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend that it gets full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.

But the report is not expected to call for personal allowances - the threshold at which tax is paid - to be devolved.

The Smith Commission, which was set up after the "No" vote in the independence referendum, reached an agreement at its final meeting in Edinburgh.

Lorna Gordon reports.

  • 27 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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