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Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Budget 2022-23: Pre-Budget Scrutiny

Letter from the Convener to the Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, 5 November 2021

Dear Cabinet Secretary

Budget 2022-23: Pre-Budget Scrutiny

I am pleased to set out the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee pre-budget scrutiny views for the forthcoming Scottish Government’s draft budget 2022-23.

This year, the Committee’s scrutiny focused on human rights budgeting. We have structured our views under the following headings for clarity:

  • Overall approach
  • Equalities budgeting
  • The budget process
  • Tax policy and human rights
  • Data, tracking spend and understanding impacts of spend
  • Participation and engagement
  • Advocacy 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Clerk to the Committee at

Yours sincerely

Joe FitzPatrick MSP


Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

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Annexe A

Budget 2022-23: Pre-Budget Scrutiny