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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12309: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 6 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what support it will provide to NHS boards in the next five years to meet (a) increasing staff costs, (b) the apprenticeship levy and (c) the impact of the living wage.

Answered by: Shona Robison 20 November 2017

Funding allocations for the Health and Sport portfolio and for NHS Boards for future financial years is a matter for the relevant spending review. The Scottish Government will publish its draft budget for 2018-19 on 14 December 2017.