Reading Time: 6 minutes On 13 April 2022, the UK government published detailed plans for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) that is one of the funds that will replace the previous EU funding streams. This blog looks at the different claims made by the UK and Scottish governments regarding whether the UKSPF fully matches the value of the funds it is replacing.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from ICAS introduces a new guide to help explain how the UK and Scottish governments are held to account for their decisions on public finances, where the money comes from, how it is spent and prioritised and the results of audits of public accounts.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The pandemic has resulted in significant revisions to Scottish Government spending plans. This blog examines the information available on spending to date and highlights the challenges in tracking the spend.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog considers the Spring Budget Revision for 2021-22 which was considered at the Public Finance and Administration Committee yesterday.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog looks at the announcement of an additional £120 million for local authorities in the Stage 1 Budget Bill debate.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog summarises the upcoming Budget Bill stages.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at social security in the 2022-23 Scottish Budget.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog allows you to explore the data for the Scottish Government budget 2022-23.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog sets out an initial analysis of the Scottish Budget 2022-23.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog previews the upcoming Scottish Budget for 2022-23, due for publication on Thursday 9 December.