This spring the Scottish Budget for 2019-20 secured safe passage through Parliament.
Once again, the debate – at least outside parliament – focussed upon the familiar issues of income tax rates and local government budgets.
But important longer-term trends are starting to emerge which will shape the Scottish budget in new ways. With the next election just over two years away, these issues are likely to increase in importance as the campaign approaches.
In this blog, we set out five key issues to watch out for.Continue reading