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S5W-11516: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 25 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when the Cabinet last discussed full fiscal autonomy, and what work it has carried out regarding this issue in the last 12 months.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 23 October 2017

The September 2017 Programme for Government includes a commitment to “explore how responsibility for a broader range of taxes would enable the Scottish Parliament to take more balanced budget decisions, grow the economy and tackle poverty more effectively.” The Programme for Government was discussed and approved by Cabinet prior to publication.