WHY was the BBC given more info than Scottish Government on how Budget will affect Scotland…?

BBC given more info than Scottish Government on how Budget will affect ScotlandA RECENT tweet from a BBC journalist suggests that the broadcaster has been given more information about how the UK’s budget will affect Scotland than the Scottish Government has, according to Kate Forbes.

The Scottish Finance Secretary highlighted a tweet from BBC presenter Gary Robertson in which he said that extra funds for tackling Covid-19, announced in the budget yesterday, would lead to £360 million extra for Holyrood through Barnett consequentials.

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https://www.thenational.scot/news/18300454.bbc-given-info-scottish-government-budget-will-affect-scotland/

By Stephen Paton

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