Support for Freight Industry budget: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02781
Date received: 20 November 2017
Date responded: 18 December 2017

Information requested

A list of applicants for Scottish Government Freight Industry grants in 2016/17 and 2017/18 along with a list of all grants given out for the same years. Clarification of your request revealed the query was specifically in relation to the Government's 'Support for Freight Industry' budget.


Some of the information you have requested is available on our webpage. Click on Freight Grants – then select MSRS Table of Awards.

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

The MSRS Table of Awards lists all of the companies who applied for SG grant in 2016/17 and 2017/18 and how much they were awarded.

In addition, the tables in the Annex show how much each applicant has been paid to date with one claim in respect of 2016/17 still being processed. You should note that the amount of grant paid is based on actual volumes moved, and may differ from the amount awarded at the start of the year.

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