Forthcoming events and publications – April 2024


Thursday, 25 April 2024, 10 – 11am

This free online event is open to all. The chair of the Scottish Fiscal Commission, Professor Graeme Roy will deliver a presentation on our report ‘Fiscal Sustainability Perspectives – Climate Change’ published in March 2024.

This report explores how climate change could affect the Scottish Government’s fiscal sustainability. It considers the potential effects on Scottish public finances from damage created by climate change; the costs of adapting to a changing environment and taking action to meet Scotland’s statutory emissions targets to reach net-zero by 2045.

You’ll be able to put questions to our panel following the presentation, via

Please register here and we’ll send you the joining link.


Thursday, May 30 (time TBC) – Scotland’s Economic and Fiscal Forecasts. These forecasts are part of the Commission’s main forecast publication series and will provide new economic, tax and social security forecasts to accompany the Scottish Government’s Medium Term Financial Strategy announcement on the same day.

Recent publications

14 March 2024, 9:30am – ‘Fiscal Sustainability Perspectives – Climate Change’  A focused report within our remit to examine the long-term fiscal sustainability of Scotland’s public finances.

Find it here: Fiscal Sustainability Perspectives: Climate Change  – Scottish Fiscal Commission