🏴 @KateForbesMSP delivered a #ScotBudget for a progressive COVID recovery and record NHS funding.
Tory @murdo_fraser, whose leader is on a panic trip to Scotland, chose to make it all about independence.
He'd probably prefer Kate's response to go unnoticed... so here it is. 👇
💪Delighted @KateForbesMSP's budget includes full ferry funding for Shetland. For years SIC received £0; under the SNP this has steadily increased.
Ferry debate has been fractious but this shows @scotgov delivering for islands in challenging times.
#ScotBudget @mcgregor_robbie https://twitter.com/Shetnews/status/1354804240602943491
👏 The response of our care staff during this pandemic has been truly heroic.
🧑⚕️ We’re investing £883 million to support the social care sector, including investment to pay staff the Living Wage and providing a £500 thank-you payment for NHS and social care workers. #ScotBudget