Scottish Government’s draft culture budget for 2019-20 (Ministerial statement)

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Ministerial Statement

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay will present his draft Budget to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 12 December 2018. This Scottish Government video explains the Scottish Budget Process.


Draft Culture Budget 2019-20

A breakdown of “Creative Scotland and Other Arts” has been published on the Scottish Parliament’s website. That link will take you to a SPICe Briefing Excel doc for level 4 data; Click on the “CTEA” tag where you’ll find a description of what the budget pays for and the changes from the previous year. CTEA stands for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs. The amount available to Creative Scotland and the organisations it funds has not changed.



Read our letter to Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs in advance of the Scottish Budget 2019-20.

NewsAndy Robertson