UK Offers Scotland More Autonomy Ahead of Independence Vote

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LONDON — The British government plans to offer Scotland more financial autonomy in the coming days, as polls predict a very close vote in the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence.

UK Chancellor George Osborne told the BBC on Sunday that the government is finalizing plans to give Scotland “much greater” fiscal and tax autonomy, and will unveil the proposals in the coming days.

“You will see in the next few days a plan of action to give more powers to Scotland; more tax powers, more spending powers, more powers over the welfare state,” he said on The Andrew Marr Show . “That will be put into effect the moment there is a ‘No’ vote in the referendum.” Read more…

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