Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 1 March 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how much local authorities spent on education in 2015-16.
Answered by: John Swinney 8 March 2017
Official statistics published last week show that local authority gross revenue expenditure on education in 2015-16 was £4.95 billion - 1.9% higher in real terms than in 2014-15.