The Scottish Government has published their draft budget for 2018/19.
UNISON Scotland has published a briefing giving an overview of the budget and highlighting the issues of most interest to UNISON members.
The conclusion is bad news for Councils, roughly steady state for everyone else. A better pay policy, but still below the real cost of living and not fully funded given inflation assumptions at around half the OBR forecasts.
Click on the link below to read.