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Section 8.9. The Government will adopt a budget, limited to a maximum deficit of three per cent of the gross domestic product, for the full term of its administration.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-20 17:49:37

    Section 8.9. Section 8.9. The Government will adopt a budget, limited to a maximum deficit of three per cent of the gross domestic product, for the full term of its administration.

Proposed Amendment to Section 8.9.

  • LouMCowan

    Delete original and replace with..

    Section 8.9. Section 8.9 Robust regulation of the financial services sector shall be directed by an authority, designated by the Scottish Government. Its management will be nominated by a Public Appointments Commission and appointed by Parliament by a simple majority vote.

    3 votes  |  I agree 3 I disagree 0
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Proposed Amendment to Section 8.9.

Proposed Amendment to Section 8.9.

  • worstludditeever

    Section 8.9. Section 8.9. The Government will adopt a budget, limited to a maximum deficit of three per cent of the gross domestic product, for the full term of its administration.If Parliament, by a two-thirds majority vote of its members, passes a resolution, this deficit threshold can be exceeded for a single year in response to immediate needs of the people of Scotland.


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