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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-00741: Bruce Crawford (Stirling)

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.