Scottish councils receive £275m COVID-19 boost

By Martin Ford | 17 February 2021

The Scottish Government has announced £275m of additional funding for local authorities to assist with financial pressures as a result of the pandemic.

Finance Secretary Kate Forbes said the unringfenced funds would mitigate the lost income ensuing from COVID-19 restrictions, with a further £40m pledged for modifications to schools.

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