This information answers the following questions:
Q1. Since 1 April 2013, how many people leaving prison have been successful in obtaining a grant through the Scottish Welfare Fund administered by each local authority? Figures showing how much was paid for Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants are broken down separately.
Q2. How much was provided by the Scottish Welfare Fund to these successful applicants?
Q3. What was the highest sum provided to successful applicants?
The attached file was updated on 30 April 2015 following new data submitted by South Lanarkshire Council.
It was updated again on 12 May 2015 following new data submitted by Falkrik Council.