…he is only an academic economist and Principal of the University of Glasgow.
On the front-page (paywall restricted) of The Times (Scotland Edition) is the SNP response to his previously discussed approval for a graduate tax to fund Scottish higher education. Rather unusually, the great panjandrum himself, Fish-heid McMoonface has allowed an individual minister to bloviate on the Party’s behalf.
Mike Russell, the Education Secretary has dismissed Muscatelli’s conclusions as “written on the back of an envelope”.
That sounds convincing.