Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth
The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy, commonly referred to as the Finance Secretary, is a member of the Cabinet in the Scottish Government. The Cabinet Secretary has Ministerial...
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Business rates in Scotland
Business rates is the commonly used name of Non-Domestic Rates in Scotland, a tax on occupation of non-domestic property. Rates are a property tax used to fund local services that dates back to the Po...
Angus MacKay (politician)
Angus MacKay (born 1964, Edinburgh) is a Scottish Labour politician, and was Member of the Scottish Parliament for Edinburgh South constituency from 1999 to 2003.He was made a deputy minister in the f...
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Edinburgh congestion charge
The Edinburgh congestion charge (also known as Edinburgh road tolls) was a proposed scheme of congestion pricing for Scotland's capital city. It planned to reduce congestion by introducing a daily ch...
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Police and Fire Services (Finance) (Scotland) Act 2001
The Police and Fire Services (Finance)(Scotland) Act 2001 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament. It was passed by the Parliament on 1 November 2001 and received Royal Assent on 5 December 2001.
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Master of the Mint
Master of the Mint was an important office in the governments of Scotland and England, and later Great Britain, between the 16th and 19th centuries. The Master was the highest officer in the Royal Mi...
Commission on Scottish Devolution
The Commission on Scottish Devolution, (Scottish Gaelic: Coimisean Fèin-riaghlaidh na h-Alba, Scots: Commeessioun on Scots Devolutioun), also referred to as the Calman Commission, Scottish Par...
Union dividend
The Union dividend is a term used by British unionists to describe the financial benefits which they believe that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland derive from being parts of the United Kingdom.Pol...
Auditor of the Exchequer in Scotland
The Scottish Exchequer had a similar role of auditing and deciding on Royal revenues as in England. It was not until 1584 that it also became a court of law, separate from the King's Privy Council. Ev...
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Treasurers of Scotland
The Treasurer was a senior post in the pre-Union government of Scotland, the Privy Council of Scotland.The full title of the post was Lord High Treasurer, Comptroller, Collector-General and Treasurer ...
MSPs' salaries, expenses and allowances
Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) are entitled to a salary, and where applicable, expenses and allowances.The Scotland Act 1998 provides for pay and allowances to MSPs, officeholders of the Sc...
Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland
Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) is an annual report published by the Scottish Government. Its aim is to increase public understanding of fiscal policy in Scotland, especially fiscal...
Scottish budget
The Scottish budget is an annual Act of the Scottish Parliament, giving statutory authority to the Scottish Government for its revenue and expenditure plans. For the financial year 2011-12 the budget ...
Andy Kerr (Scottish politician)
Andy Kerr (born 17 March 1962, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire) is a Scottish Labour politician and former Member of the Scottish Parliament for East Kilbride constituency, a seat which he held from ...
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Jack McConnell
Jack Wilson McConnell, Baron McConnell of Glenscorrodale (born 30 June 1960) is a Scottish politician and a Labour life peer in the House of Lords. He was the third First Minister of Scotland from 200...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland is a charitable trust established by Andrew Carnegie in 1901 for the benefit of the universities of Scotland, their students and their staff.The inc...
Scottish Poor Laws
The Scottish Poor Laws were the statutes concerning poor relief passed in Scotland between 1579 and 1929. Scotland had a different Poor Law system to England and the workings of the Scottish laws diff...
Court of Exchequer (Scotland)
The Court of Exchequer was formerly a distinct part of the court system in Scotland, with responsibility for administration of government revenue and judicial matters relating to customs and excise, r...
Tom McCabe
Thomas "Tom" McCabe (born 28 April 1954) is a Scottish Labour Party politician, a former Minister for Finance in the Scottish Executive, and was Member of the Scottish Parliament for Hamilton South un...
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Sports Development Foundation Scotland
The Sports Development Foundation Scotland (SDFS) is a registered charity established in late 2007 to allow individuals and corporations in Scotland and internationally that are interested in helping ...
Committees of the Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament has a number of committees, with small numbers of Members appointed to deal with particular topics or issues.Much of the work of the Scottish Parliament is done in committee. T...
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Scottish Futures Trust
The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is a public corporation of the Scottish Government, established in September 2008 to improve public infrastructure investment. It is run by a board of seven members ap...
John Swinney
John Ramsay Swinney (born 13 April 1964) is a Scottish National Party politician who is currently the Deputy First Minister of Scotland and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy....
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Audit Scotland
Audit Scotland is an independent public body responsible for auditing most of Scotland's public organisations. These include the Scottish Government, local councils and NHS Scotland.
It audits abo...
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Hearth tax
A hearth tax was a property tax in certain countries during the medieval and early modern period, levied on each hearth, thus by metonymy on each family unit. It was calculated based on the number o...