In the financial overview for the 2019/20 financial year, we will comment on:
- the 2019/20 funding settlement from the Scottish Government, councils' budget responses and the budget pressures and constraints
- councils' financial performance in 2019/20
- councils' financial positions at 31 March 2020, including levels of reserves and debt
- the financial outlook and early commentary on the additional costs and implications of Covid-19 for medium-term financial planning
- the funding, financial position and financial planning of Integration Joint Boards.