Futures Public Works

Public Service Futures Issue 12 – Spring 2015

PublicServiceFutures12_Spring2015 Public Service FUTURES Issue 12 – Spring 2015: It’s a Public Services election… Public services are the number one

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Briefings

Local Government Finance Order MSP eBrief – Feb 2015

Cuts to local government are unsustainable  MSPe-briefing Local Govt Finance Order Feb2015 PDF Extract: Public expenditure in Scotland faces year-on-year

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Futures Public Works

Public Service Futures Issue 11 – Winter 2015

PublicServiceFutures11_Winter2015 Public Service FUTURES Issue 11 – Winter 2015: Cuts and more cuts: Analysis of Osborne’s Autumn Statement Fatter cats: The bosses’

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Council Connections
Council Connections Local Government

Council Connections 10 – Jan 2015

The Budget Bill The Budget Bill offers little relief to hard pressed councils who are bearing the brunt of austerity

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Briefings

e-briefing: Draft Scottish Budget 2015-16

While the headlines in the budget are around the fiscally neutral new taxes, it is the budget allocations that matter

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Responses

Scottish Government Draft Budget 2015-16 response

In this brief response we provide some key background context and concentrate on spending relating to the three National Performance

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Responses

Scrutiny of the Draft Budget 2015-2016

These are tough times for local government: services are being squeezed and so are the living standards of the workers

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Responses

Draft Budget 2015-16 Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee response

The call for evidence has two parts: ‘Increase exports’ – focusing on the ‘increase exports’ national indicator2 in the National

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