Reading Time: 5 minutes How useful is the new National Performance Framework (NPF) to the Parliament’s committees as they scrutinise the Scottish Government’s budget?
Reading Time: 7 minutes As part of the programme to mark 20 years since the creation of the Scottish Parliament, SPICe will publish twenty “20 year” blog posts on
Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems a long time since the Scottish Government set out its tax and spend proposals for 2019-20 back on 12 December 2018. Tax rates
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: 4 minutes This is an initial analysis of the Budget. More detailed SPICe briefings and additional blogs will follow in due course. Derek Mackay presented the Scottish
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his final pre-Brexit Budget on Monday. It was noticeable for presenting better than anticipated tax revenue figures, despite economic