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SNP ministers drop plans for annual 'economic case for Scottish independence'Kate Forbes said the Scottish Government's focus in recent months was on the response to the global pandemic - but insisted independence remained the best option for the country.
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Boost for housing market in Scotland as Kate Forbes announces tax breakScotland's finance secretary had welcome news for anyone considering buying or selling a house in the coming months.
Coronavirus: Scottish finance secretary makes fresh call for new powersKate Forbes wants to be allowed to switch capital funding to day-to-day revenue to help deal with the economic impact of coronavirus.
Big firms like Amazon should be targeted with tax to help economy recoverFinance Secretary Kate Forbes said organisations that 'benefited' in the pandemic should 'fund some of our needs'.
Economic recovery from lockdown 'could be slower in Scotland than in England'Scotland's finance secretary Kate Forbes said any difference could "even itself out" if the public has greater faith in Holyrood's lockdown exit strategy.
Scottish Government senior managers given wage boost as millions endure pay cutsFinance Secretary Kate Forbes signed off the deal in April despite severe warnings of the economic devastation being caused by Covid-19, the Sunday Mail can reveal.
Coronavirus: Businesses 'must adapt' to allow reopeningScotland’s finance secretary Kate Forbes says it is “very difficult” to know when pubs and restaurants will reopen.
Scottish Tories make BBC complaint about 'unfair' coverage of SNP GovernmentJackson Carlaw contacted the BBC after an interview with SNP Finance Secretary Kate Forbes
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Banks told to do their bit for Scots struggling in coronavirus crisisScotland's finance secretary Kate Forbes said this is about 'getting through the next few months' as £5million given to seafood sector.
Politicians slam Scots hotel after staff fired and kicked out amid coronavirusFinance Secretary Kate Forbes and SNP MP Drew Hendry were among those to slam the Aviemore Coylumbridge Hotel.
SNP Finance Secretary Kate Forbes says women are being forced out of HolyroodForbes believes social media trolls and a Parliament that’s not family friendly are to issues facing female MSPs.
Coronavirus: Scottish government announces £320m rescue package for businessA series of measures from Finance Secretary Kate Forbes will support businesses through the Covid-19 crisis.
Budget 2020: Scotland's finance secretary welcomes cash in 'uncertain times'The SNP's Kate Forbes wants more detail on how much Scotland will get from the UK budget.
Scotland’s new finance secretary calls for ‘progressive’ tax regime‘We should use all levers to tackle inequality’, says SNP’s Kate Forbes
Kate Forbes on her 'dream job' as Scots finance secretaryBBC Local News: Highlands and Islands -- The new finance secretary tells BBC Scotland about being dropped into her "dream job" hours before the budget.
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Scottish budget deal 'may not be made this week'However, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes says she is "optimistic" that the budget will be passed.
Week ahead at Holyrood: Budget scrutiny with new finance secretaryNew Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has a busy week ahead as Holyrood's committees scrutinise the budget.
Scottish budget promises record £15billion spending on health and social careNew Finance Minister Kate Forbes announced the extra cash for NHS services that includes more funding for mental health and to tackle the drug deaths crisis.
No changes to tax rates in Scottish budgetBBC Local News: North-East Scotland and Northern Isles -- Tax rates will not change in the coming year in Scotland, Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes announces.
Kate Forbes becomes first woman to deliver Scottish budget at 29 years oldKate Forbes had less than a day's notice to deliver budget following finance secretary Derek MacKay's resignation