Amount recovered from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) recipients for non-compliance: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/02947  
Date received: 13 October 2018 
Date responded: 12 November 2018
Information requested

1. Please set out the total amount recovered (or which has been communicated as going to be recovered as a result of non-compliance) from ERDF recipients for non-compliance / ERDF irregularities in the 2014-2020 programme.

2. Please set out the details of the 10 highest recoveries including name of ERDF recipient, value of clawback and nature of non-compliance.


The answer to your question is fully detailed in the attached document (Annex 1).  It contains all irregular amounts recovered and/or due to be recovered as a result of non-compliance. This is for all recipients of the European Regional Development Fund approved under the 2014 – 2020 European Structural and Investment Fund programme.

Annex 1 also provides the name of the recipient, the value of grant to be recovered, and nature of the non-compliance.

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Central Enquiry Unit 
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