Total funding delivered to college sector in 2018/19: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/02709
Date received: 26 September 2018
Date responded: 8 October 2018
Information requested
The Scotland’s Colleges 2018 draft report sent to ministers states: ‘The Scottish Government has indicated total funding to the college sector of £665 million in 2018/19.’

Please provide details of the Scottish Government’s total funding delivered to the college sector in 2018/19.

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

The published information you have requested is available via the following website:

please access the link to the right hand side of the page - the Scottish Government Draft Budget 2018-19 - Level 4 (E&S tab).

The total of £665m is arrived at from adding the net College Resource of £588.2m and the net College Capital of £76.7m.

If 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.

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