Monthly Archives: June, 2009

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On the Agenda- Sunday Herald

Quoted in the Sunday Herald on the Calman Report, Geoff Mawdsley, Director of Reform Scotland says, \”Either you believe in the principle of accountability or you don\’t. If you are [directly raising] a third of the Scottish parliament\’s revenue, its still a small percentage. Calman falls between two stools.\”

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Critics confounded by radical reform plans- The Scotsman

Think Tank Reform Scotland welcomed the changes in Calman Report, particularly on greater flexibility on income tax and handing over smaller taxes such as stamp duty and air passenger duty. However Reform Scotland chairman Ben Thomsonsaid: \’These proposals are a move in the right direction but in our view they do not go far enough\’.