§ 15. Mr. Swayne
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions she has had with the First Minister regarding the method for calculating the Scottish block grant. 197W
§ Mrs. Liddell
I have regular discussions with the First Minister on a range of matters. Details of the method of calculating the Scottish Assigned Budget were set out in the Statement of Funding Policy, which was published by HM Treasury on 17 July 2000.