Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at the UK Spending Review 2020 and implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This tool gives an estimate of what the value of items would have been in different years, based on the general rate of inflation using GDP deflators.
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?
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: 4 minutes The Scottish Government recently published a Draft Infrastructure Investment Plan covering the period to 2025-26. This blog looks at what it does and doesn’t do.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog considers the 2018-19 Scottish Income tax reconciliation.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish National Investment Bank is due to launch before the end of 2020. This blog looks at some of the most recent developments around the Bank, including the publication of the proposed missions.
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.