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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22323: Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 21 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the most recent figures for spending per person on enterprise and economic development in (a) Scotland, (b) England and (c) Wales.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 1 April 2019

According to the following table from HM Treasury’s ‘Country and Regional Analysis: 2018’ identifiable public expenditure per person in 2017-18 on enterprise and economic development in Scotland, England and Wales, was as follows.

Spend per person on enterprise and economic development (£ per person, 2017-18)

 

Scotland  

England  

Wales

Enterprise and economic development       

£231

£122

£162

Source: HM Treasury, Country and Regional Analyses (CRA), 2017-18