An Aberdeenshire MSP is calling on his political opponents to get behind the Scottish Government’s draft budget proposals that commit £15 billion to health and care services.
New Chancellor Rishi Sunak may delay the date of next month’s Budget in order to give himself more time to prepare, a senior minister has said.
Finance ministers from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have urged the UK Government to hold urgent pre-Budget talks.
The level of funding for local government announced in the Scottish budget could lead to councils failing to meet their legal duties, it has been claimed.
Greece’s 10-year government bond yield has fallen below 1% for the first time, bolstering the country’s effort to ease strict budget conditions set by bailout lenders.
Council leaders have warned the city faces another round of savage cuts as they try to find £80 million of savings over the next two years.
Top-rate taxpayers in Scotland will pay at least £1,500 a year more compared to the rest of the UK, according to a budget report by the Scottish Parliament.
The leader of Aberdeenshire Council has warned the local authority faces having to find millions of pounds ahead of its budget next month.
The co-leader of Aberdeen City Council has warned the local authority will have to make “difficult decisions” following the Scottish Government’s budget.
Chancellor Sajid Javid is unlikely to meet his goal to double UK economic growth with just a one in five chance of hitting the 2.8% target, an economic think tank has warned.
The Chancellor is being urged to raise taxes on alcohol in order to bankroll more nurses and police.
Politicians from across the north-east have welcomed progress on the Scottish budget date being set.
North-east council dips into cash reserves after spending two-thirds of budget in first eight months
Aberdeenshire Council has spent almost two-thirds of its budget over eight months according to a newly-published report.
Local authorities will be forced to “set council tax rates blind” due to the delay with the UK Budget, a city councillor claimed today.
Scottish public services could face “terrible calamity” if Holyrood is unable to pass its budget in time, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has warned.
Boris Johnson has told senior ministers they must “root out waste” in their departments as the Government focuses on the priorities set out in the Tories’ general election manifesto.
Powers to collect income tax in Scotland could be jeopardised by the failure to pass a budget in time, potentially leaving ministers with a £13 billion revenue shortfall.
The first post-Brexit Budget will be on March 11, with Chancellor Sajid Javid promising a spending spree to help “left behind” parts of the country.
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Candice Brown has called on the Government to protect the “lifeline” of local pubs by cutting “astronomical” levels of beer tax.
Aberdeen City Council’s winter roads budget could be extended should the weather be worse than anticipated, councillors have been told.
Aberdeen's council bosses have warned its winter roads budget will only be able to cope with a mild season despite forecasters predicting this winter could be the coldest in more than three decades.
The opening days at two household waste and recycling centres in Aberdeen have changed.
Work will start earlier to identify a raft of cost-saving measures to balance Aberdeen City Council’s budget in the next financial year.
The majority of Aberdeen councillors will be paying a controversial new £30 charge for garden waste collections.
A call for clarity has been made over a plan to make savings of more than £200,000 in the delivery of administration, technical and librarian services in Aberdeen's schools.
A decision to hand over operation of an iconic concert venue to a private company has been branded a “slap in the face” to Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen service which supports the voluntary sector has said funding cuts will impact its work and that of other city organisations.
The boss of a housing charity has said a rise in Aberdeen council rents will have a “massive impact” on tenants.
Jenny Laing, Aberdeen City Council co-leader, said the increase was “reasonable”, adding it took into account the “pressures” residents are facing.