Scottish survey: Does Scotland get its fair share of government spending? 2014

This statistic shows a distribution of respondents to a survey question designed to find out what those residing in Scotland think about the share of government spending their country receives from being a part of the union of the United Kingdom. In January 2014, 43 percent of respondents felt that Westminster did not give Scotland its fair share of the budget.

Does Scotland get more, less or pretty much its fair share of government spending?*

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Source

Release date

August 2014

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

January 2014

Number of respondents

1,339 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Scottish residents

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Full question: "Would you say that compared with other parts of the United Kingdom, Scotland gets pretty much its fair share of government spending, more than its fair share, or less than its fair share of government spending?"

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