Scotland's public finances in 2022-23 and the impact of Covid

Date: 30th July 2021
Category: COVID-19

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The Finance and Public Administration Committee would like to hear your views on Scotland’s public finances in 2022-23 and how they have been affected by COVID-19, as part of its pre-budget scrutiny. As part of the consultation, the Committee wants to hear how the Scottish Government’s Budget for 2022-23 should address the impact of the pandemic across different age, income and education groups across Scotland.

Other aspects the Committee wish to consult you on include: 

  • What should be the priorities for the Scottish Government’s Budget?
  • How should Scottish Government’s Budget in 2022-23 address the risks arising from the level and rate of recovery from the pandemic in Scotland relative to the rest of the UK?
  • How has the Fiscal Framework worked in managing the response to the crisis?
  • How should learnings from the pandemic inform the forthcoming review of the Fiscal Framework?

Find out more about this consultation here.

Closing date: 13th August 2021