Councillors in Dundee agreed a 3% rise in council tax yesterday after a gruelling five-hour meeting to set next year's revenue budget.
A Budget that has been criticised for exposing families to higher bills and starving councils of cash has been signed off by the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Parliament has formally approved the Government’s tax and spending plans for 2019-20 in the budget’s final vote at Holyrood.
Dundee City Council is today deciding on the city's revenue budget for 2019/20.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard clashed with Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister’s Questions on funding for councils in the Scottish Government budget.
Madam, – The decision by Honda to move its manufacturing back to Japan, has been seized upon by Brexit “Remainers” as evidence of the economic damage to the United Kingdom as a consequence of leaving the EU.
An ambitious swimming pool project, which was feared dead in the water after a major funding blow last year, has been resurrected.
Two senior Tory councillors refused to take part in Perth and Kinross budget talks because they couldn’t stomach a 4% increase in council tax.
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.
Fife Conservatives have branded the council administration's spending plans as a “timid, dishonest budget” which makes unnecessary cuts and ignores public concerns.