What can the Scottish Government spend money on?

The Scottish Government is responsible for spending taxpayers' money on public services which are devolved to the Scottish Parliament. These include:

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

Education and training

Health and social care

Housing

Law and order

Local government

Some aspects of social security

Sport and the arts

Tourism and economic development

Transport

In 2020-21 the Scottish Budget is just over £49.3 billion.

You can find out more information on how the Scottish Government spends your money on the Scottish Government website.

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