Budget Update

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 9th December 2020.

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Photo of James Dornan James Dornan Scottish National Party

While the Chancellor of the Exchequer was announcing a £27 billion increase in UK capital expenditure, he was cutting the Scottish Government’s capital budget by 5 per cent. What impact will that have on Scotland’s need for an infrastructure-led economic recovery to deliver new jobs and speed up the transition to net zero?