Westminster accused of Scottish ‘power grab’

By Martin Ford | 25 August 2021

A minister has suggested the UK Government could bypass Edinburgh to work with councils on infrastructure planning, provoking a furious response from the SNP.

The row centres on a £20m funding pot for improvements to transport links as part of the Union Connectivity Review.

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