New Deal On Financial Power For Scotland


The Scottish and UK governments have agreed a funding deal for Holyrood, Sky sources say.

Details of the agreement are due to be announced within the hour following what Sky”s Political Editor Faisal Islam called “very tough” discussions.

Sky understands the block grant will be adjusted by what both sides are calling a “fair amount” to compensate for new tax-raising powers given to Holyrood.

Negotiations began in March 2015.

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