Scottish draft budget to be delayed

The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2016-17 will not be published until after the UK government’s spending review in late November, it has emerged.

Published 1 September 2015

Over 150,000 households given Scottish Welfare Fund assistance

More than 150,000 vulnerable households, including around 50,000 families with children, have received essential help to buy everyday products like nappies, food and cookers through the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Published 28 July 2015

Council tax commission calls for evidence

The Scottish Government's Commission on Local Tax Reform has appealed to the public and interested organisations to submit evidence on the future of local government funding.

Published 6 May 2015