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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12303: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 6 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of Audit Scotland's comments that the approach "creates risks if planned savings do not materialise",  whether it will ask NHS boards to forecast savings targets and financial break-even at a later stage in the financial year.

Answered by: Shona Robison 16 November 2017

NHS Boards report to the Scottish Government throughout the financial year on financial performance. This includes a specific focus on progress in delivering planned savings.