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S5W-22335: Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 22 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding how much is spent per person on (a) health, (b) education, (c) transport, (d) policing, public order and safety and (e) housing and community amenities in (i) Scotland, (ii) England and (iii) Wales.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 2 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 (a) health and social care, (b) education and training, (c) transport, (d) public order and safety (including policing) and (e) housing and community amenities in Scotland, England and Wales, was as follows.

Spend per person on (a) health, (b) education, (c) transport, (d) public order and safety (including policing) and (e) housing and community amenities (£ per person, 2017-18)

 

Scotland

England

Wales

Health and social care

£2,353

£2,168

£2,310

Education and training

£1,548

£1,304

£1,369

Transport

£667

£475

£410

Public order and safety (including policing)

£497

£441

£437

Housing and community amenities

£365

£145

£228

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