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.
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.
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
Reading Time: 3 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reading Time: 3 minutes Considers the latest Fiscal Update from the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the continuing uncertainty surrounding the Scottish Budget.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Devising an economic policy response in Scotland is complicated by the fact that responsibility for the economy is shared between the Scottish and UK Governments. This blog explores economic stimulus options for the Scottish economy and broadly how these align with both the responsibilities of the Scottish and UK Parliaments.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On 8 July 2020, the UK Chancellor presented a Summer Economic Update, setting out the next phase of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. This blog outlines the implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog outlines Scottish Government planned spending on coronavirus (COVID-19) support as set out in its 2020-21 Summer budget revision.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an update on the money received by the Scottish Government by way of Barnett consequentials related to UK Government spending on coronavirus support measures.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides an overview of all business support measures introduced by the Scottish Government in response to COVID-19. It also explores the costs and funding of these measures.