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: 6 minutes This blog looks at the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), the replacement for EU structural funds. The scheme is now being developed, and expected to launch in 2022 (with further details expected in the second half of 2021)
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: 7 minutes This blogs looks at how the unusual projection for the GDP deflator could impact analysis of the 2021-22 Scottish Budget.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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: 5 minutes The Scottish Government recently announced further plans for the allocation of the COVID-19 Barnett consequentials. This blog looks at the detail of the announcement.