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 Kate Forbes said local authorities would see an increase of more than £330m in revenue.
Finance secretary updated parliament on the budget to ensure Scotland's economy recovers from Covid-19.
Finance secretary also offers local authorities additional financial support if they choose to freeze council tax rates.
Finance Secretary set to reveal latest spending pledges as Scotland wrestles with the coronavirus pandemic.
The finance secretary said the plans would help Scotland recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Finance Secretary is supporting a bill for free sanitary products in public buildings.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his first UK Budget later amid calls for additional support and measures to tackle Covid-19.
MSPs backed it by 65 votes to 54 following the £158m SNP-Green Budget deal struck on Wednesday.
Derek Mackay will publish his draft spending plans on February 6, prior to the UK Budget on March 11.