Date lodged: 4 April 2018
To ask the Scottish Government what its capital borrowing plans are for each of the next five years.
Answered by: Derek Mackay 17 April 2018
The Draft Budget 2018-19 sets out the Scottish Government’s intention to borrow up to £450 million in 2018-19. Borrowing plans for subsequent years will be set out in future Draft Budgets.
Under the terms of the Scotland Act 2016, the maximum that can be borrowed each year is £450 million, up to an aggregate total of £3 billion.