UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Treasury’s Holyrood snub a slap in the face for Murphy says Carmichael

Press Release   •   Feb 03, 2010 10:08 GMT

“Whatever his claims about being Scotland’s voice in the Cabinet, it is clear that the Treasury is not listening," said the Liberal Democrat Shadow Scotland Secretary.

Commenting on the Treasury’s failure to respond to the Scottish Parliament Finance Committee’s request for a minister to appear to discuss the PBR, Alistair Carmichael said:

“This is a slap in the face for Jim Murphy.

“Whatever his claims about being Scotland’s voice in the Cabinet, it is clear that the Treasury is not listening.”