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Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme funding: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Published:
3 Jan 2018
Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme funding: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/17/02941
Date received: 4 December 2017
Date responded: 22 December 2017

Information requested

Any email correspondence between 1 January 2017 and 30 November 2017, from Fergus Ewing and EU officials regarding the funding arrangement for LFASS (Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme).

Response

The answer to your question is that the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing MSP, has not had any correspondence with EU officials in regards to the funding arrangements for LFASS, between 1 January 2017 and 30 November 2017. However, there was engagement between Scottish Government and European Commission officials in regards to elements of the funding arrangements for LFASS between 1 January 2017 and 30 November 2017 and I have included that correspondence for your information.

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