Scottish nationalists to seek full fiscal autonomy from rest of Britain

April 8, 2015 9:57 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Scottish nationalists will try to wrestle full control over taxation and spending for Scotland from the British government if they win kingmaker position in the May 7 general election, their leader said on Wednesday.

Though Scots voted to stay part of the United Kingdom in a Sept. 18 referendum, the Scottish National Party (SNP) is hoping to harness a surge in support ahead of a UK-wide election to win more powers from the government in London.

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