Pledge to frontline in Scottish funding cut

September 2009
Community Care;9/24/2009, Issue 1788, p9
The article reports on Scottish finance secretary John Swinney's announcement that 61m pounds will be spent on social care workforce and capacity in 2010-2011, compared with 63.5m pound this year. It will also cut its contribution to the Social Work Inspection Agency from 4.4m pound to 4m pound, and spending on its Safer Children, Stronger Families division will fall from to 13.7m pound.


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