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Scotland's ledger lands with a thud
The latest on Scottish government finances shows a lot more spent than raised in tax. Does it matter? How could the deficit be reduced? What difference will new devolved powers make? And just how much has Scotland being paying to the European Union?
GERS 2015-16: Confronting the challenges
The word of the day was "challenging". Nicola Sturgeon used it, repeatedly, when discussing the state of Scotland's economy, as partially disclosed by the publication of the annual exercise known as Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS.)