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Debt advice levy funding: 2018 to 2019

Debt advice levy funding allocated by the Scottish Government during the financial year 2018 to 2019.


Responsibility for the debt advice levy funding was devolved to the Scottish Government from 1 January 2019. The table below gives details of the debt advice levy funding allocated by the Scottish Government during financial year 2018-2019:

Organisation

Activity

Amount

Advice Direct Scotland

Pilot project for a cloud-based platform enabling better integrated client journeys

£134,872

Advice Direct Scotland

Debt advice training project

£10,000

Citizens Advice Scotland

Debt advice capacity provision project

£200,000

Improvement Service

Project on improving money advice outcomes in Scotland

£35,527

Money Advice Scotland

Training courses for debt advisers

£33,472

Money Advice Scotland

Workforce strategy project

£21,120

Money Advice Scotland

Debt advice user testing project

£16,110

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Projects under Making Advice Work and Early Resolution Advice Programmes

£718,000

StepChange (Foundation for Credit Counselling)

Project to increase debt advice provision, with a focus on vulnerable clients

£300,128

Total

 

£1,469,230

 

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