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Public Expenditure

Question for Scotland Office

UIN 201239, tabled on 18 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what recent estimate his Department has made of the potential effect of the adjusted funding arrangement in the Scotland Bill on per capita spending in Scotland.

Answered on

23 June 2014

The Scotland Act 2012 provides the Scottish Government and Parliament with new tax and borrowing powers. The effect of these powers on public spending in Scotland will therefore depend on the decisions taken by the Scottish Government and Parliament.

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Scotland Office
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