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Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

The Budget Bill is how the Parliament agrees public spending in Scotland. A Budget Bill is introduced to the Parliament every year. It follows a slightly different process to other Bills.

Read more about the budget process

The Bill was passed on 21 February 2023 and became an Act on 27 March 2023


Stage 2 - Changes to detail

MSPs can propose changes (“amendments”) to the Bill. The amendments are considered and decided on by a committee.

The Bill ended Stage 2 on 07 February 2023

Meeting on amendments

No amendments were submitted at Stage 2.

Meeting on 7 February 2023

Read the minutes of proceedings

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Bill as amended at Stage 2

No amendments were made to the Bill at Stage 2.

The Bill as Introduced remained the current version of the Bill.