Either see below Gil most recent written questions to Parliament or select a category.
To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will indicate how it intends to allocate funding consequentials arising from the UK Budget 2009.
Answered by John Swinney (03/06/2009): I am delighted to announce that, within the consequentials for Scotland from the Budget totalling £104 million, we intend to provide Scotland''s colleges with additional funding of £19.7 million in 2009-10 and £8.4 million in 2010-11. The new money includes both capital and resource funding. This will provide further valuable support to colleges in addressing the increased demand for courses, including by school leavers, and will help boost skills and the economy. It will also allow colleges to invest in improving their facilities, enhancing the student experience and providing opportunities for the construction sector. Further allocations will be announced in due course.
Note: This page contains both questions laid by Gil as MSP for West of Scotland (2007-2011, title starts "S3W/O") and Clydebank & Milngavie (2011-present, title starts "S4W/O")