Shona Robison

Scottish National Party MSP for Dundee City East

@ShonaRobison

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Scottish National Party MSP for Dundee City East

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented Dundee East; North East Scotland

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  • Scottish Parliament: Portfolio Question Time: Capital Spending Review 1 May 2024

    The capital outlook is currently very challenging, with a 9 per cent real-terms cut in our capital funding from the United Kingdom Government. Work is under way to update the infrastructure pipeline to ensure that it is affordable and deliverable and provides the best value for money.
  • Scottish Parliament: Portfolio Question Time: Capital Spending Review 1 May 2024

    I very much understand the issues that Rhoda Grant has raised. However, given not just the cut to our capital budget but the significant levels of construction inflation, there has been a reduction in our spending power on top of the capital cut, so we have had no other choice than to revisit the pipeline of projects. As I have said to Rhoda Grant in the chamber previously, and as...
  • Scottish Parliament: Portfolio Question Time: Capital Spending Review 1 May 2024

    The bus partnership fund sits in the Cabinet Secretary for Transport’s portfolio, but it is clear that support for the expansion of public transport is a key lever in our ambitions towards net zero. Alex Rowley referred to prioritisation. In the light of the construction costs and inflation that I mentioned, the cut to our capital budget and the further cut to financial...

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