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Scottish Futures Trust (SFT), funding, management and public performance reporting: FOI release

Published: 13 Nov 2018

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

Published:
13 Nov 2018
Scottish Futures Trust (SFT), funding, management and public performance reporting: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/02937  
Date received: 15 October 2018  
Date responded: 12 November 2018
 
Information requested
 

Information on 3 inter-related questions on the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT):

1. Who funds the Scottish Futures Trust?

2. Who is responsible for its management?

3. Where are its performance reports made public.

Response

The answers to your questions are as follows:

1. Who funds the Scottish Futures Trust?

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is funded by the Scottish Government. SFT also receives some additional investment income. Information on SFT’s income is available on its website at: https://www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/page/our-budget

2. Who is responsible for its management?

SFT is a limited company with all of the shares in the company being owned by Scottish Ministers.  SFT's activities are overseen by a board appointed by Scottish Ministers in accordance with the process regulated and monitored by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland.  The board is made up of a non-executive chairman, four non-executive directors and SFT's chief executive. More information on SFT’s governance is available on its website at:

https://www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/page/governance

3. Where are its performance reports made public?

SFT’s annual report and accounts, and all its other publications, are published on its website:

https://www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/publications

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