Reading Time: 6 minutes The Scottish Government has £4.6 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials so far in 2021-22. This blog looks at what we know about how these funds have been allocated.
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COVID-19 Barnetts for 2020-21 – the final reckoning
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Scottish Government received a total of £9.7 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials for 2020-21. This blog sets out how they have been used and looks ahead to the evolving picture for 2021-22.
COVID-19 Barnett consequentials: filling in the gaps
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government recently announced further plans for the allocation of the COVID-19 Barnett consequentials. This blog looks at the detail of the announcement.
COVID-19 Barnett consequentials guarantee up again: more certainty, less clarity
Reading Time: 4 minutes The amount guaranteed to the Scottish Government as a result of COVID-19 Barnett consequentials has increased to £8.2 billion. But how can these funds be scrutinised?
COVID-19 Barnett funding: £7.2 billion for Scotland now guaranteed
Reading Time: 3 minutes Barnett consequentials related to coronavirus (COVID-19) support now stand at £7.2 billion for Scotland. This blog looks at how the Barnett position has evolved through the course of the pandemic.
The Barnett formula – is it working for Scotland’s businesses?
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores how the money the Scottish Government has received as a result of UK Government COVID-19 business support schemes addresses the needs of Scottish businesses.
Budget Bill Stage 1 – an “unexpected” Barnett bonus
Reading Time: 3 minutes After last week’s debate on the Committees’ pre-Budget reports, the Parliament has now commenced formal consideration of the Budget Bill. The Parliament debated and voted
Fiscal sustainability: long term thinking required!
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the SFC’s fiscal sustainability report and its implications for the pubic policy debate in Scotland.
UK Budget 2023: the Hunt for growth
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises key measures from yesterday’s UK Budget and the implications for Scotland.
UK Autumn Budget 2022 – Winter is coming
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides analysis of yesterday’s UK Autumn Statement and some of the implications for Scotland.