Forbes styles the Scottish budget as continuing a “progressive and restorative approach”. Conversely, Larry Flanagan, head of Scotland’s main teaching union, spoke of “an effective pay freeze”. And critics led by the STUC say key workers have been “left out in the cold”.
We spoke to Excluded UK, an organisation that sprung up to support the 3 million people that have been excluded from government support during the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 Million People Excluded from Government Support
“Resources directed at economic recovery must be invested in a way that tackles this inequality, rather than exacerbating it.”
Human Rights, Inequality, and the Scottish Budget
CHANCELLOR Rishi Sunak – not a month into the job – will deliver today’s Budget 2020 in exceptional circumstances.