Unite Scotland has accused the Scottish Government of 'withholding' £19m in unawarded grants.
Kate Forbes calls on UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support Scotland as lockdown measures start to ease in the coming weeks.
Finance secretary says her budget provides a 'solid foundation' for Scotland's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Finance secretary also offers local authorities additional financial support if they choose to freeze council tax rates.
Ms Forbes has outlined her concerns about funding in order to plan for the coming year.
A new job support scheme will replace furlough in November but is only designed to protect jobs deemed 'viable'.
Scottish secretary Alister Jack insisted passing the controversial legislation is 'the right thing to do'.
The Scottish Tories say £62bn in fiscal transfers have gone from Westminster to Holyrood since 2007.
The annual Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland report covers the last tax year up to March, when the pandemic hit.
Chief secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay turned down a request for borrowing powers for Scotland.
Tourism and hospitality businesses should have VAT cut to 5% to boost post-pandemic recovery, report says.
The Scottish Government has announced new financial support worth £220m and switched its stance on smaller chains.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his first UK Budget later amid calls for additional support and measures to tackle Covid-19.
Holyrood backs the first Budget drawn up by new finance secretary Kate Forbes by 63 votes to 55.
MSPs backed it by 65 votes to 54 following the £158m SNP-Green Budget deal struck on Wednesday.
New finance secretary Kate Forbes said she was 'pleased to have reach agreement' with the Scottish Greens.
The 29-year-old Highlander is set to take control of an annual Scottish Budget worth around £34bn.
The 29-year-old becomes the youngest ever MSP and first ever woman to hold the role.
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Minister Kate Forbes revealed a raft of measures 'to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy'.