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Profile of Kate Forbes: The Highland MSP unexpectedly poised to deliver the Budget

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A 29-year-old from Dingwall will deliver Scotland's Budget today amid a storm of controversy.
It would be an understatement to say that the circumstances facing Kate Forbes today are far from ideal. They are unprecedented.
She is likely to have found out in the early hours of this morning that she was to be unexpectedly thrust into centre stage on one of the biggest days in the political calendar.
But it would not have been in her nature to think twice about helping her party in its hour of need.
Kate Forbes outside of Ben Wyvis Primary School
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