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People in Scotland will soon be able to get free period products under law in a move it claims is a world first...
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Scottish tax payers pay more than anyone.
I for one would be better off by £3000 if I lived in England.
The SNP are experts in giving "free" to show how good they are in government.
University education, nursery places, school meals, prescriptions, personal care for elderly...
Besides, only some not all pay more tax, and on the other hand probably pay less council tax.
Roughly 50% of the recipients will be men in that case.
Council tax has went through the roof, now payable direct to the scottish government not the councils.
But we got a broken down ugly parliament building at £414 million and running / repair costs of about £80 million per year.
We get show projects like the Queensferry Crossing not fit for purpose at 1.35 Billion pounds
People are moving away.
On 4 March 2020 the Scottish Parliament set the following income tax rates and bands for 2020 to 2021.
Over £12,500* - £14,585
Over £14,585 - £25,158
Scottish Basic Rate
Over £25,158 - £43,430
Over £43,430 - £150,000**
Their core voters seem to be the ones that have never worked a day in their lives or are on methadone?
Or still at school having been brainwashed with years of propaganda.
You can only watch Brave Heart so much? LOL
What we want is financial and political independence from Scotland. With Shetland and Orkney being governed as a Crown Dependency, similar to Jersey and the Isle of Man.
But to stop this thread going off track and becoming political. LOL
My original point still stands.
It is good that period products are to be given out "free".
But they are not "free" as they are paid for by people working in the most heavily taxed country in the UK.
If we are going to get "free" then spend the money on Education, Health, Child poverty etc.
On what Scotland really needs not propaganda stunts.
"Morrisons is helping to fight back against period poverty by rolling out ‘Package for Sandy’ - a service available for customers in need who can access a discreet package of sanitary protection products - across all its 497 stores after a store colleague in Bolton came up with the idea to help vulnerable customers."