Public Expenditure

Treasury written question – answered at on 24 May 2024.

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Photo of Drew Hendry Drew Hendry Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on utilising the reserves in resource funding for 2024-25.

Photo of Drew Hendry Drew Hendry Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on utilising the reserves in capital funding for 2024-25.

Photo of Laura Trott Laura Trott The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The Reserve is used for genuinely unforeseen, unaffordable and unavoidable pressures, or certain special cases of expenditure that would otherwise be difficult to manage. Chapter 2 of Consolidated Budgeting Guidance sets out further information on the criteria for Reserve funding.

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