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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05576: Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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:

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Children%20and%20Young%20People%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b27s4-introd-en.pdf.