CIPFA Scotland on additional investment for Scottish local services

03-02-2017

Head of CIPFA Scotland Don Peebles commented:

“The revised budget is a direct consequence of minority government, something that Scotland’s public services have not experienced for ten years. 

“The recent political volatility at parliamentary and government level threatens the longer-term fiscal stability on which our public services rely. Therefore it is welcome news that the finance committee’s direction is now to budget over a longer time frame.” 

ENDS

For media enquiries please contact Saskia Black on T: 020 7543 5830 or 07818 5707 82 or E: saskia.black@cipfa.org

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