The Scotsman cartoon: Osborne’s gift to Scotland

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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An extra £308 million has been allocated by Chancellor George Osborne to Scotland over the next two years.

The UK Government said the Budget is being “revised upwards” with cash the SNP administration should now commit to priorities such as improved childcare.

Britain is now growing faster than any other major economic country including France, Germany and the USA, but he warns that there are still hard choices to make.

Chancellor George Osborne said economic progress has been thanks to him sticking to his guns in the face of Labour opposition.