In response to the onset of recession, the Scottish Government announced an Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) in October 2008. It reports that the ERP is supporting 15,000 jobs. This briefing from the Financial Scrutiny Unit (FSU) considers the measures included in the ERP, reviewing the information provided on the implementation of the plan and its progress to date. It also looks at the available evidence on the impact of the ERP.
Read SPICe Briefing: SB 09-87 The Scottish Government's Economic Recovery Plan (402KB pdf)
Published: 15 December 2009