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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-04148: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 31 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-03243 by Shona Robison on 26 October 2016, what percentage of NHS funding will be spent on general practice in each of the next five years.

Answered by: Shona Robison 14 November 2016

The Scottish Government is committed to increasing spending on primary care services to 11% of the frontline NHS budget by 2021-22. The breakdown of spending on General Practice (Primary Medical Services) for 2017-18 and subsequent years will be agreed as part of the Spending Review and Budget Bill processes for those years, which will be subject to approval by the Scottish Parliament.