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£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

Budget Deal Secured

New initiatives on free school meals, pay and the environment. Agreement has been reached with the Scottish Green Party to ensure passage of the Scottish Government’s budget through parliament. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has struck a deal which guarantees the Budget Bill can clear its

UK Budget Marks “Return to Tory Austerity Cuts”

Scotland Faces Choice of Two Futures Graeme has said the UK Budget marks “a return to Tory austerity cuts” – failing to deliver the investment required to tackle the Tory child poverty crisis and deliver a fair recovery. Responding to the Budget, the SNP leader

Scottish Government Budget Summary

This budget continues the Scottish Government’s urgent measures to control the virus and protect our economy and people in the immediate term, while also ensuring a strong recovery and a fairer, stronger and greener future. At its core this budget focuses on three key guiding