Budget Bill Passes

Coryton, Demitri; Grimmett, Helen; Hargreaves, Arabella; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris
February 2009
Children's Services Parliamentary Monitor;Feb2009, Issue 28, p116
The article announces the passing of the Budget Bill by the Scottish Parliament. The bill was passed by 123 votes to two with only the greens voting against. John Swinney, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth, revealed that the economic recovery program would focus on the skills that Scotland's people needed to remain in the workforce and to keep businesses competitive.


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