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S5W-04850: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 18 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of undisputed invoices to each (a) of its directorates, (b) of its agencies and (c) non-departmental public body was paid within five days in each year since 2011.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 29 November 2016

The Scottish Government does not hold this information broken down by directorate or agency, nor do we hold this information for non-departmental public bodies. However, we have provided in the following table, combined figures for The Scottish Government and bodies who share its finance system.

Financial Year

Number of undisputed invoices paid within five days

2011-12

81.3%

2012-13

79.9%

2013-14

80.3%

2014-15

77.8%

2015-16

79.6%

2016-17 (April-October)

79.2%