Competent, financially prudent Scottish Government
- The Scottish Government is accountable to the Scottish Parliament and the people in Scotland for its use of public money.
- Scottish Ministers decide spending plans that have to be approved by Holyrood.
- Since 2009-10, the Scottish Government has produced its accounts on the basis of international accounting standards.
Westminster decides how much it will spend in england on public services. Holyrood is automatically allocated a population share of changes in spending on public services devolved to Scotland.
- Block grant,
- EU funds,
- Scottish income tax,
- Land and buildings
- Transaction tax,
- Scottish landfill tax, non-domestic rates, borrowing,
- Scotland reserve
The Scottish Consolidated Fund
- Spending on priorities including schools, hospitals, police, housing, farming, fishing, infrastructure and the economy
- Delivered by Scottish government, executive agencies, NHS, crown office, local councils, third sector and other bodies