Annex C : Financial Memorandum - National Care Service

Congreve, Emma and Cooper, Benjamin and Crummey, Ciara and Bucher, Pauline (2022) Annex C : Financial Memorandum - National Care Service. Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow. (

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The Financial Memorandum set out in the National Care Service (Scotland) Bill sets out a range of figures that are expected to be additional costs due the legislation, as well as potential movements of costs across the current system. There are two areas - • Costs due to the set up and running of the National Care Service (NCS) including Care Boards, compared to the current Social Care structure. • Costs that relate to additional service provisions that are set out in the Bill: rights to breaks from caring and Anne’s Law With regards to the set up and running of the NCS, the figures assume that adults social care, child services and social work and criminal justice social work are all transferred to the NCS.