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GERS Consultation 2015

Official response to the consultation

The Scottish Government's response to the GERS 2014-15 consultation is available at the link below.

Official consultation response

This consultation is now closed. The consultation documents are available below as part of the public record.

As part of the commitment to continuous improvement to the processes used in their publications, Scottish Government statisticians have been consulting on the data and methodologies within the Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland (GERS) publication.  As a result, a number of changes are planned for the 2014-15 publication. The consultation seeks users views on these changes.

In addition, users’ are being asked for their views on the broader principles underpinning the estimates of Scotland’s public sector finances in GERS.

Consultation document

The consultation document can be downloaded from the link below:

Consultation document

Supporting documents

As part of the consultation, two mock-ups of alternative layouts for the GERS publication have been produced. These are available at the link below:

Supporting documents

Replying to this consultation

This consultation is now closed. Users can send general comments or queries on the GERS publication by email to:


or by post to:

Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland Consultation
4WR St Andrews House
Regent Road


If users would find it helpful to have a discussion with SG statisticians about the proposed changes, then please get in touch with Mairi Spowage, Head of National Accounts – Mairi.spowage@gov.scot.