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Question reference: S6W-18021

  • Asked by: Miles Briggs, MSP for Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 25 May 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Tom Arthur on 5 June 2023


To ask the Scottish Government whether it has established a Land Tax Working Group, and, if so, when the group will report.


The Scottish Government has not established a Land Tax Working Group and does not have plans to do so at present. The Medium Term Financial Strategy set out that the Deputy First Minister will establish and chair an external Tax Advisory Group this summer, building on our inclusive approach to tax policymaking. The outcomes of this engagement will feed into the Budget 2024-25 and the development of the Government’s longer-term tax strategy.