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Autumn Statement: John Swinney confirms £125m funding for the NHS

Chancellor George Osborne has made his autumn statement in the House of Commons.

Mr Osborne said that almost £250m will come to Scotland in the next financial year as a result of the spending review.

The Scottish Government confirmed that the consequentials for health would be passed to the NHS.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney told the BBC: "The consequentials that come to us for the NHS, will be passed on directly to the NHS as we have promised to do back in the 2011 election."