Budget Will Be A 'Challenge'
Daily Record|December 07, 2021
Economics experts have warned this week's Scots budget will be "really challenging" for Finance Secretary Kate Forbes.

While the lump sum the Scottish Government gets for 2022-23 is eight per cent higher in real terms than in 2019-20, the loss of additional cash to deal with Covid means resources will be significantly lower.

The warning on the challenging context of Thursday's draft budget came from the Fraser of Allander Institute.

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