Shadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran hit out at the Holyrood administration for spending taypayers’ cash on the adverts.

She said data obtained using Freedom of Information revealed the Government paid out £84,160.80 for billboard adverts across the country over the period from December 2 to December 15 – just after First Minister Alex Salmond launched the white paper on independence.

Ms Curran blasted: “While families across Scotland are struggling, the SNP are spending taxpayers’ money to promote their plans for separation.

Reported by the Scottish Herald. You can read the full story here. 

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