Local Authority Funding

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

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Photo of Richard Lyle Richard Lyle Scottish National Party

Scotland’s annual budget has fallen in real terms by 2.8 per cent over the past decade. Does the cabinet secretary agree that, when it comes to ensuring sufficient funding for local authorities, Tory members of the Scottish Parliament should join us in calling for that UK Government cut to be reversed? The hypocrisy of Tories in this Parliament is astounding.