Chief Officer welcomes Scottish Government draft budget announcement

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The Scottish Government today announced its draft budget statement for 2021-2022.

Chief Officer of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Martin Blunden said: “We welcome today’s draft budget statement which sees an increase of £8.7m in resource funding and the maintenance of capital funding at £32.5m for the Service.

“We will now take forward our plans to ensure this additional funding helps support our strategic priorities so that we continue to improve and develop the services we provide to keep Scotland’s communities safe.”

The draft budget is available here: https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-budget-2021-22/

 

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