The Chancellor is being urged to raise taxes on alcohol in order to bankroll more nurses and police.
Scottish public services could face “terrible calamity” if Holyrood is unable to pass its budget in time, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has warned.
Boris Johnson has told senior ministers they must “root out waste” in their departments as the Government focuses on the priorities set out in the Tories’ general election manifesto.
Powers to collect income tax in Scotland could be jeopardised by the failure to pass a budget in time, potentially leaving ministers with a £13 billion revenue shortfall.
The first post-Brexit Budget will be on March 11, with Chancellor Sajid Javid promising a spending spree to help “left behind” parts of the country.
A community centre fears its services could bear the brunt of future council budget cuts.
Residents are set to have their say on where Dundee City Council should make cutbacks as the authority aims to save £17.3 million next year.
Candice Brown has called on the Government to protect the “lifeline” of local pubs by cutting “astronomical” levels of beer tax.
The war of words over Dundee City Council’s bid to balance its books has escalated with a leading union chief accusing the local authority of a “dereliction of duty”.
Cuts to school crossing patrollers, bigger classroom sizes, closure of leisure centres and libraries, and a reduction in roads and property maintenance.
Trade union leaders in Dundee have revealed they are in “intensive talks” with members about what action to take following last week’s city council budget meeting.
The true impact of the council’s budget cuts will be felt by a number of community organisations.
Dundee City Council will meet later today to make a final decision on how they propose to make £10.3 million of savings to balance the books.
The Liberal Democrats in Dundee say slashing spending on office furniture, travel allowances and consultancy fees could help prevent proposed cuts to public services.
Anti-cuts campaigners are swapping Cupid’s arrow for warning stanzas this Valentine’s Day.
The cost of school meals in Dundee is set to increase as the council attempts to save money.
Dundee residents will be asked to fork out £35 a year to have their brown bins emptied.
Dundee council has unveiled a shake-up of parking charges across the city – with hikes in fees for many.
Dundee City Council has revealed more than £8 million worth of cuts from its 2019-20 budget – and plans to hike a series of costs including car parking.
Dundee City Council could be forced to cut back services and save up to £127 million over the next three years under contingency plans drawn up by finance chiefs.