When Holyrood politicians claim Scotland is more "European" than the rest of the UK, they aren't normally thinking of Hungary.
When Holyrood politicians claim Scotland is more \"European\" than the rest of the UK, they aren't normally thinking of Hungary.
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Although strongly pro-EU, fiscally conservative Hungary (population 10 million), has robust views on work, family, gay marriage (they don't like it), and slashing taxes.
Budapest's man in London, Janos Csak, is a former newspaper magnate tipped for a top economics post after the next election. Csak briefed Scottish journalists in Edinburgh, where he has appointed former council leader Norman Irons as Honorary Consul, giving a lively snapshot of the "Hungarian journey", extolling its economic recovery and playing down ugly populist undercurrents.
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