Scottish budget


The Scottish budget is an annual Act of the Scottish Parliament, giving statutory authority to the Scottish Government for its revenue and expenditure plans. For the financial year 2016/17 the budget was approximately £33.18 billion.[1]

Until 2020 the Budget Bill was presented to Parliament by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance. The current Finance Secretary is Kate Forbes who replaced Derek Mackay, who served in the role from 2016 to 2020.

Budget Acts


  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2000 (asp 2), presented by Jack McConnell
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 4), presented by Angus Mackay
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 7), presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 6), presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 2), presented by Andy Kerr
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 4), presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 5), presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 9), presented by Tom McCabe
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2008 (asp 2), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2009 (asp 2), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 4), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 4), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2012 (asp 2), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2013 (asp 4), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 6), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2015 (asp 2), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2016 (asp 12), presented by John Swinney
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2017 (asp 1), presented by Derek Mackay
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2018 (asp 1), presented by Derek Mackay
  • Budget (Scotland) Act 2019 (asp 3), presented by Derek Mackay
  • Budget (Scotland) Bill 2020 (Not yet in legislation), presented by Kate Forbes

See also


Scottish public finance

References


  1. Scottish Parliament (2016). Budget (Scotland) Act 2016. The National Archives. ISBN 978-0-10-590286-7.