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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18701: Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 11 September 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has been consulted by the Treasury regarding proposals to increase employers’ national insurance contributions, and what impact the implementation of these proposals would have on Scotland’s (a) budget and (b) public services.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 25 September 2018

HM Treasury has not consulted the Scottish Government on any changes to National Insurance Contributions. The potential impact of any such change on the Scottish Budget and Scottish public services will not be known until further detail is available.