:: Thursday, June 27, 2002 ::

Parties unite to condemn public service underspend

Tommy Sheridan, leader of the Scottish Socialists, said Scotland had the worst child and pensioner poverty in Europe, a deplorable health record, and severely underfunded education and transport.

"Yet now the New Labour-led government in Scotland tries to pass a massive underspend off as a success story. They should be condemned, not congratulated."

And they said we couldn't afford free school meals...

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