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01-Feb-18, 00:00
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Budget Stage 1 - Greens Rally Round

Scotland's NHS, the economy, public sector workers and the low paid will benefit from the Scottish budget, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay said today as he confirmed he had reached an agreement that will see the financial plan passed at all stages by the Scottish Parliament. The budget takes steps to mitigate UK Government cuts, increases funding for the NHS by 400 million, invests in the expansion of early learning and childcare, delivers on our commitments to broadband, supports the building of 50,000 new homes, backs small businesses and innovation and provides essential funding for our frontline police and fire services. [Read Full Article (//caithness-business.co.uk/article/8058)]