Scottish budget

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The Scottish budget is an annual Act of the Scottish Parliament, giving statutory authority to the Scottish Government for its revenue and expenditure plans. For the financial year 2011-12 the budget was approximately £30 billion.[1]

The Budget Bill is presented to Parliament by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, currently John Swinney.

Budget Acts[edit]

  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2000, presented by Jack McConnell
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2001, presented by Angus Mackay
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2002, presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2003, presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2004, presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2005, presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2006, presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2007, presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2008, presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2009, presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2010, presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2011, presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2012, presented by John Swinney

See also[edit]

Scottish public finance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSPs pass £30bn Scottish budget at Holyrood". BBC News Scotland. Glasgow: BBC. 8 February 2012. 

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