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Scottish Budget: Draft Budget 2015-16

DescriptionDetails of the Scottish Government's spending plans for 2015-16
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 09, 2014


ISBN 978 1 78412 671 1
DPPAS 37906

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An errata was published on Friday 24 October 2014 as a result of minor formatting changes to tables and changes to note 2 on page 27, the narrative under Budget Changes on page 125 and paragraph 3 under Budget Changes on page 138.

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FOREWORD by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth

Chapter 1 Strategic Context for Draft Budget 2015-16

Chapter 2 Scotland Act 2012 Financial Provisions

Chapter 3 Portfolio Plans

Chapter 4 Health and Wellbeing

Chapter 5 Commonwealth Games, Sport, Equalities and Pensioners' Rights

Chapter 6 Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth

Chapter 7 Education and Lifelong Learning

Chapter 8 Training, Youth and Women's Employment

Chapter 9 Justice

Chapter 10 Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment

Chapter 11 Culture and External Affairs

Chapter 12 Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

Chapter 13 Administration

Chapter 14 Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Chapter 15 Local Government


ANNEX A Monitoring of Long-Term Investment Commitments

ANNEX B Update on Progress with Innovative Financing Investments

ANNEX C Public Service Reform Delivery and Change Fund Update

ANNEX D Departmental Expenditure Limits

ANNEX E Annually Managed Expenditure

ANNEX F Departmental Expenditure Limits: Capital/Resource Split

ANNEX G Comparison 2008-09 to 2015-16

ANNEX H Estimated Payments Under PPP Contracts

ANNEX I Glossary