Reading Time: 6 minutes The UK government recently announced plans to increase taxes to pay for health and social care in England. This blog explores the implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Child Payment was introduced in February 2021. With further changes planned, this blog looks at its current and potential impact on child poverty.
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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog discusses and summarises the deal which allowed for passage of the Budget Bill for 2021-22.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog considers yesterday’s UK Budget and the implications for Scotland’s public finances next year.
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.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides an initial analysis of the 2021-22 Budget.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks ahead to Budget 2021-22 and the upcoming period of parliamentary scrutiny.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the impact of COVID-19 on the National Outcomes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blogs looks at how the unusual projection for the GDP deflator could impact analysis of the 2021-22 Scottish Budget.