Use oil fund to help UK poor, says Ming
North Sea oil and gas revenues should be fed into a UK-wide fund to tackle poverty and deprivation, according to the Liberal Democrats.
The idea – in the party’s blueprint for Scottish home rule – has put them on a collision course with the SNP, who believe just Scotland should benefit.
A report, which the Lib Dems have put forward as an alternative to independence, proposes a federal system of government with regional and national parliaments.
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