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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21986: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 8 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how much money has been assigned to its Housing and Social Justice Directorate to prepare and plan for the devolution of cold weather payments and winter heating assistance.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 19 March 2019

Details of the resources assigned to deliver these activities for Housing
and Social Justice Directorate are included as part of the Scottish
Government total operating costs for the Communities and Local
Government portfolio. These are as shown in total in Annex G of the
Scottish Government’s Budget for 19-20 https://www.gov.scot/
publications/scottish-budget-2019-20/pages/25/
and are included as part
of the Fuel Poverty/Energy Efficiency budget as set out in Annex D of the
Scottish Government’s Budget https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/
documents/govscot/publications/publication/2018/12/scottish-budget-
2019-20/documents/annex-d-table/annex-d-table/govscot%3Adocument
.