FM’s economy announcement – some comments

Today the First Minister announced welcome measures to try to stimulate the Scottish economy in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. The major element announced today is a package of £100m to be spent on capital projects this financial year – as we called for in our Special Issue Fraser …

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Brexit: fiscal implications for the Scottish Government

David Eiser, Fraser of Allander Institute What does the Brexit vote mean for the Scottish Government’s budget? In the short-term, (i.e. until the UK formally leaves the EU), the answer essentially depends on two things. First, how much the UK fiscal outlook worsens as a result of the subsequent economic …

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