Budget 2020-21 (Scotland Reserve)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Kenneth Gibson Kenneth Gibson Scottish National Party

After the delay to this year’s United Kingdom budget, it is clear that more flexibility is needed in setting Scotland’s budget. Can the cabinet secretary please advise the chamber what engagement the Scottish Government has had with the UK Government regarding increasing the limits on borrowing and Scotland’s reserve powers, given the likely post-Brexit economic turbulence that we will face in coming years?