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Published On: Thu, Dec 14th, 2017 at 1:18pm

Scottish Government to set out its draft budget this afternoon

Speaking ahead of presenting the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget to parliament this afternoon, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said:

“The 2018-19 budget will demonstrate beyond doubt where the Scottish Government’s priorities are: stopping UK cuts, protecting public services and unlocking Scotland’s economic potential.

“The budget will bring forward key measures to protect public services like our NHS against the worst effects of UK budget cuts and continued Brexit uncertainty, and deliver a growth package to support the economy, unlock innovation and drive increased productivity.

“This will be a budget that is good for taxpayers, good for public services and good for business. It is a budget that will deliver for Scotland.”

Apart from various TV channels you can watch the budget live on the Scottish Parliament  TV webpage here.

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