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Common Weal: Labour 1p income tax increase would be progressive

Analysis finds 1p increase is progressive but tax increase would not cover all cuts to public services

ANALYSIS by the Common Weal think tank has found that Labour's proposal to increase the rate of income tax across all income groups in Scotland by 1p would be more redistributive than current Scottish Government plans.

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Book of Ideas: Kick-starting a debate about what we can do to change things now

Ben Wray, head of policy and research at Common Weal, explains the guiding purpose behind its new Book of Ideas, officially launched today [7 October]. You can order a copy of the book here.

COMMON WEAL officially launched our new book today, 'Book of Ideas 2016/21'. The book has a narrowly defined focus but is broad in scope: what can Scotland do with the powers it's got and is set to get when the Scotland Bill is passed and in place?

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