What they got right...

• Improvements to planning that will help speed up developments.

• Construction of new rail and motorway infrastructure that will deliver improved mobility and speed up time to market for goods and services.

• Support for renewable energy that will improve our environmental performance and build new business sectors.

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• Commitment to improving literacy and numeracy in our schools that will improve the life chances of Scotland's young people and their contribution to the economy.

• Improvements to the development of Curriculum for Excellence, which should increase future educational attainment.

• Prompt payment to suppliers to the public sector that will help businesses' cash-flows.

• A new approach to red tape with an improved Regulatory Review Group that should market-test each new regulation.

• Freezing council tax to reduce its burden relative to inflation.