Steady as it goes? Campaigners respond to @ScotGov budget announcement
Commentary on the budget from economists, campaigners and politicians
FINANCE SECRETARY JOHN SWINNEY has announced the Scottish Government's budget for the year 2016-17 in a climate of austerity and constitutional change.
The budget makes significant changes to the NHS, introduces the new Scottish rate of income tax and means hundreds of millions of pounds of cuts will be pushed down to council authorities.
CommonSpace takes a look at what some of Scotland's leading campaigners have said about the budget.