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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
I would like to request when the Scottish Government was notified of the additional increase in Barnett formula funds approx £90M from the UK government. as announced by Derek MacKay in parliament on Thursday 31st Jan.
Derek Mackay informed the Finance and Constitution Committee on 06 February, during the 4th Finance and Constitution Committee Meeting, that HM Treasury initially notified Scottish Government officials of the 2018-19 UK Supplementary Estimate consequentials on Friday 25 January. Upon seeking further clarifications, officials were given formal confirmation of these figures on Monday 28 January.
The official report of the 4th Finance and Constitution Committee Meeting can be found here.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House