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Question reference: S6W-22537

  • Asked by: Neil Bibby, MSP for West Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: 30 October 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Angus Robertson on 7 November 2023


To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish a timeline outlining when decisions about the distribution of the additional £100 million for the arts and culture sector will be made, and, if so, when.


Ministers will take decisions about where the funding is allocated in 2024-25 and future years subject to the outcome of the Scottish Budget process and associated approval by the Scottish Parliament. The draft budget will be published later this year and will be the subject of Parliamentary scrutiny in early 2024. The Scottish Government intends to present the Draft Budget 2024-25 to Parliament on 19 December 2023.