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.
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Chancellor Philip Hammond has insisted that Scotland “gets it share” of UK spending – but complained he gets “precious little thanks” from the SNP for it.
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.
Aberdeen residents are facing a 4.5% council tax rise.
Trade unionists will join other voices across the city today to condemn the “drastic package” of cuts being considered by Aberdeen City Council.
Exclusive: We won’t shut Aberdeen libraries – council co-leader rules out ‘draconian step’ in budget cuts
Controversial proposals to scrap all but one of Aberdeen's libraries have been thrown out by the council’s ruling administration.
Fountain and Fersands Community Project held a public meeting yesterday at the Woodside Fountain Centre, in the wake of news that it could face a cut of £91,000 to its budget.
In a dramatic U-turn and ahead of budget talks on Tuesday, SNP opposition councillors have said they will be voting against the park’s long-awaited transformation due to what they claim are spiralling costs.
Children who use an Aberdeen family centre were left in tears after hearing of council proposals to slash £91,000 from a treasured community facility.
Ministers have been warned that a £1 billion funding deal for Scotland’s universities could have “damaging consequences” for the sector.
Aberdeen's council leaders have said the proposed savings put forward by officers remain “options on the table”.
Growing plants and selling them and a “walk of fame” are just some of the proposals put forward by Aberdeen City Council in a bid to boost its coffers.
The savings presented, which total £44.741 million, could see council tax rise by up to 4.79%, crossing patrollers axed and the closure of all Aberdeen's libraries with the exception of Central Library.
Council tax for people living in Moray could rise by 4.79% in April.
The Scottish Parliament has formally approved the Government’s tax and spending plans for 2019-20 in the budget’s final vote at Holyrood.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard clashed with Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister’s Questions on funding for councils in the Scottish Government budget.
The Scottish Government’s tax and spending plans for 2019-20 are to be formally approved by Holyrood on Thursday, thanks to a deal between SNP ministers and Green MSPs.
MSPs have passed the Scottish Government’s proposals on income tax rates for the coming financial year by 61 votes to 52.
Council tax will rise by 3% in Aberdeenshire, posts will go and services cut in a budget dubbed a “catalogue of horrors”.
Council tax in Aberdeenshire will rise by 3% in April, it has been decided today.
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s goal of eliminating the budget deficit and balancing the books has “no credibility” and should be abandoned, MPs have said.
Council tax could also rise by 4.79% for residents across the region, with the council leader confirming discussions were still ongoing on whether to put this forward.
Workers face being “thumped” by plans to allow councils across Scotland to introduce a tax if they park their car at their place of employment, the Tories have claimed.
Up to 150 posts could go at Aberdeenshire Council in the next year, as they look to make millions of pounds in savings.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has been accused of concealing knowledge from opposition parties about what funding was available during budget discussions.
Exemptions to a planned workplace parking levy could “quite possibly” be extended beyond the NHS to other parts of the public sector, the Scottish Government has said.