SWGB Respond To Scottish Government Draft Budget (12/01/12)

January 24, 2012

The Scottish Women’s Budget Group have published a response to the Scottish Governments draft budget 2012-13 and spending review 2011.  The SWGB have welcomed the Government’s prioritisation of preventative spending in areas such as combating gender-based segregation in education, skills and employment opportunities. However, it is concerned that the capital investment programme is overly focussed on big projects which will not provide an even spread of job creation between women and men.

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