Date lodged: 15 December 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how the implementation of the Named Person scheme will be funded.
Answered by: John Swinney 10 January 2017
The resources required for implementation of Part 4 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act), relating to Named Person duties, including the costs to bodies required to implement the duties, is set out in the financial memorandum to the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill. This can be accessed at: