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Economic impact of Scotland House: FOI release

Published: 21 Jun 2018

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

Published:
21 Jun 2018
Economic impact of Scotland House: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01629
Date received: 21 March 2018
Date responded: 20 June 2018

Information requested

Information relating to Scotland House in London:

A. Details and a breakdown of how many businesses have signed up to be associate and/or enterprise members of Scotland House.
B. Details of how much investment into Scotland has been generated by Scotland House.
C. Details of how many jobs in Scotland that Scotland House has created.

Response

A. We have 189 members, of which 160 are Enterprise and 29 Associate. The sector breakdown is:

31 Creative industries 3 Education 8 Energy 28 Financial and business services 11 Food and drink 9 Life sciences 39 Technology and advanced engineering 2 Textiles 4 Tourism 54 Other

B. The Scotland House network provides a platform that brings together the Scottish Government and its agencies, with partners and businesses to promote Scotland's interests, increase exports and attract investment to Scotland. We are in the process of developing a framework to assess the network's contribution to trade, investment and other outcomes. Scottish Development International's full year annual performance figures are formally published in Scottish Enterprise's Annual Report and Accounts.

C. Please see answer to question B.

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