Publication - FOI/EIR release

Scottish Football Association funding from the public purse: FOI release

Published: 25 Jan 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
25 Jan 2019
Scottish Football Association funding from the public purse: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00130  
Date received: 8 January 2019  
Date responded: 25 January 2019
 
Information requested
 
You asked if the Scottish FA receive any funding from the public purse. You also asked if, the Scottish FA are covered by the Freedom of Information Act?
 
Response
 
The Scottish FA receives Scottish Government funding for football participation and development of the game via sportscotland. The Scottish FA also receive funding via the Cashback for Communities programme - more information can be found at cashbackforcommunities.org.

The Scottish FA is not a public body or publically owned and is therefore not covered by the Freedom of Information Act. More information about organisations subject to FOI law can be found at: http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourRights/WhocanIask/WhocanIask.aspx
 
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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit 
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000 

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 
Edinburgh 
EH1 3DG