Calls for Sturgeon to apologise over £30bn 'Oil Lie'

Red Robin - 17 September 2018

The SNP's projected revenue from oil in the 2013 White Paper on independence was out by nearly £30bn, almost equivalent for the entire Scottish budget for a year.

During the Yes campaign, the SNP had predicted that oil revenues would have reached £32bn by 2019, but according to the Office of Budget Responsibility, the real figure is projected to be around £2.1bn.... See more

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