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Scottish Budget Bill Passed

Further Support for Councils & Culture Sector An additional £223 million will be provided to local authorities to support pay awards to staff as part of the 2023-24 Scottish Budget. Deputy First Minister John Swinney said an improving financial position enabled him to address some

A Social Contract with Scotland

Final stage of 2023-24 Budget Bill A Scottish Budget which goes further to support the vulnerable and deliver greater benefits than provided in the rest of the UK will be voted on in Parliament today, Tuesday 21st February. Ahead of the final debate and vote

Record £19 billion for Health and Social Care

Supporting fair pay and sustainable services Health and Social Care services will receive the highest ever budget settlement over the next year, paving the way for sustainable public services in Scotland. The £19 billion package will help tackle the immediate pressures caused by the pandemic

A Budget for a fair Scotland

Spending plan will protect families and public services. The 2023-24 Scottish Budget will take a distinctive approach to creating a fairer, more equal Scotland, Deputy First Minister John Swinney said. He stressed the three Budget priorities of eradicating child poverty, strengthening public services and moving

Emergency Budget Review

Leading Economists to Give Expert Advice Members of an expert panel providing advice to the Scottish Government as part of its Emergency Budget Review (EBR) have been confirmed. Sir Anton Muscatelli, Professor Frances Ruane and Professor Mike Brewer will assess the impact on Scotland of

Resource Spending Review

Plans to invest in Scotland’s future. An ambitious but realistic public spending framework has been published which outlines how more than £180 billion will be invested to deliver priorities for Scotland. – Graeme Prioritising public spending is essential to grow a stronger economy as Scotland

Scottish Budget Bill Passed

Funding announced to help tackle the cost of living crisis. The 2022-2023 Scottish Budget Bill has been backed by MSPs. During the Stage 3 debate in the Scottish Parliament, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes announced a further £290 million in financial support to help address the

£856.5m for NHS Tayside in Scottish Budget

Record Health Investment to Benefit Angus The Scottish Government’s 2022-23 Budget will see record investment in Scotland’s NHS, including £856.5 million for NHS Tayside – up £36.6 million on last year’s funding for the health board. The Budget confirmed £18 billion for Health and Social