The question many are now asking is whether the majority of Scottish workers are willing to pay a little more for well-resourced public services and universal benefits. But this is not, in fact, the key question. We need to ask how effective a rate rise would be.
If the transfer of assets from parents to their children is thwarting aspirations of social mobility, why won’t our politicians come out and say so?
Consultations give citizens a real the chance to influence policy – you don’t need to be an expert to have your say.