Scottish independence: Top official Simon Case urged to block SNP’s prospectus | Scotland

Britain’s top official has been called upon to halt taxpayers’ funding of another independence prospect containing SNP policy promises.

Cabinet Secretary Simon Case will consider intervening after it emerged that a unit of 11 officials had been set up to work on a new White Paper.

In her government program, Nicola Sturgeon, the prime minister, said a “detailed prospectus that would guide the decision” on the country’s constitutional future was being drafted by the Scottish Government.

It has since been reported that around £ 700,000 is spent annually on the project as a result solely of the salaries of the officials involved.

Ian Murray, the Scottish shadow secretary, wrote to Case asking him to step in to instruct Scottish

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