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Scottish budget to be announced

The Scottish government is to announce its final budget plans before next May's election, which is expected to include about £1bn of savings.

Finance Secretary John Swinney is planning to cut public sector costs in the year ahead, through a pay freeze and an end to big bonuses.

But opposition parties have accused the SNP of planning an "election budget".

Glenn Campbell reports.

  • 17 Nov 2010
  • From the section UK
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