Scottish Consolidated Fund accounts 2016 to 2017

Audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

Statement of Principal Accountable Officer's Responsibility

Section 19 (2) of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000 (the Act) requires the Scottish Ministers to prepare and lay before Parliament an account showing the receipts into and payments out of the Fund. The accounts are prepared on a cash basis and, under the terms of the Accounts Direction issued by the Scottish Ministers, must properly present the Fund's transactions for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

I am responsible under section 14(3)(b) of the Act for signing any account prepared by the Scottish Ministers in pursuance of section 19(2) of the Act. I am also responsible for ensuring the propriety and regularity of related transactions.


Email: David Parkinson,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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