The Financial Scrutiny Unit provides independent analysis to support effective financial scrutiny in committees of the Senedd and to individual Members on budgetary trends and issues. This includes support for the costing of specific spending proposals, and research on all areas of the economy and public finances as they affect the Welsh Government and Senedd.

Welsh Government Budgets

The Welsh Government sets out its spending and financing plans for the forthcoming financial year in the autumn.

The Senedd scrutinises the budget and associated taxation and spending plans.

Interactive diagram to explore the 2021-22 Welsh Government Draft Budget

Information on the Welsh Government budget for the next financial year.

Interactive diagram to explore the 2021-22 Welsh Government Draft Budget

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