Frequently Asked Questions - What will happen to Met Office services in an independent Scotland?
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The Met Office is Scotland’s weather forecasting service. Scotland benefits from these weather and climate services, which improve the resilience and effectiveness of public services and communities, helping to save lives, protect property and support the national economy. The Scottish Government will seek agreement with Westminster to maintain the provision of these services on independence. The Scottish Government will make an appropriate financial contribution for the use of these services.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.