What does the Scottish Budget mean for North Lanarkshire?

23rd February 2018

Find out what the SNP Scottish Government’s budget means for North Lanarkshire.

💊 Record health spending of over £13.1 billion, with NHS Lanarkshire receiving over £1.1 billion in the next financial year;

📖 Over £16.8 million going direct to schools across North and South Lanarkshire to tackle the attainment gap between pupils from the least and most wealthy backgrounds;

👮‍♂️ Protection for the frontline police budget and ensuring our emergency services keep VAT savings;

📈 A real terms increase in day to day spending on local council services in North and South Lanarkshire; and

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦  Investment of almost a quarter of a billion in our plan to near double provision of childcare and early years education.

And more!