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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

Record £18 billion for Health and Social Care

Budget focus on pandemic recovery. Scotland’s Budget is providing record funding to health and social care, including £12.9 billion for health boards to support patient services and ensure frontline funding increases by at least £2.5 billion by 2026-27. This will be part of a total

Scottish Budget 2022-23

Bold, Ambitious, Progressive; for a Greener, Fairer Scotland Ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change, tackling inequalities and investing in the economy and our public services are at the forefront of the 2022-2023 Scottish Budget. Outlining a bold, ambitious and progressive funding package, Finance Secretary Kate

Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget: What You Need to Know

When we cut through the Tory spin, Rishi Sunak’s UK Budget falls apart under the slightest scrutiny. This Budget – with the combination of Tory welfare cuts, misplaced tax hikes and a damaging Brexit – leaves millions of Scottish families worse off. Here’s a summary

UK Budget Leaves Angus Families Worse Off

No Fair Recovery Under Westminster The Tory UK Government’s budget makes it clear that “independence is the only way to give Angus a fair recovery from the pandemic.” The Scottish Government’s Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, had written to UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak prior to the

Making Public Transport Accessible

Delivering for Scotland #55: Free Bus Travel The SNP is committed to investing in public transport to encourage people out of their car. In keeping with the SNP Scottish Government’s National Transport Strategy, which aims to advance equality of opportunity and take action to protect