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Community Links Fund pledged spend breakdown: FOI release

Published: 5 Aug 2019
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
5 Aug 2019
Community Links Fund pledged spend breakdown: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01727
Date received: 16 Jul 2019
Date responded: 1 Aug 2019
Information requested
  • A breakdown of spend £36 million pledged the Community Links Fund.
  • This information broken down by spend per Scottish parliamentary region.
Response

Attached is a copy of some of the information you requested.

The answer to your question regarding a breakdown of Community Links spend 2018/19 is provided in the table below:

Applicant

 Sum of Claimed

Aberdeen City Council

 £422,042

Aberdeenshire Council

 £124,708

Angus Council

 £5,594

Argyll & Bute  Council

 £602,506

Broadford And Strath Community Company

 £9,642

Carse Of Gowrie Group

 £9,902

Central Scotland Green Network Trust

 £436,100

City of Edinburgh Council

 £44,766

City of Edinburgh Council

 £3,395,168

Clackmannanshire Council

 £74,165

Clydebank Housing Association

 £51,156

Coimhearsnachd Bharraidh Agus Bhatarsaidh (Barra & Vatersay Community) Ltd

 £27,780

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)

 £26,936

Central Scotland Green Network Trust

 £186,027

Central Scotland Green Network Trust

 £130,356

Dulnain Bridge Community Council

 £21,422

Dumfries & Galloway Council

 £117,662

Dumfries and Galloway Council

 £767,876

Dundee City Council

 £595,808

East Ayrshire Leisure

 £109,566

East Dunbartonshire Council

 £364,284

East Lothian Council

 £231,518

East Renfrewshire Council

 £868,750

Edinbane Community Company

 £41,913

Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust

 £24,691

Edinburgh Bioquarter

 £3,300

Falkirk Council

 £868,050

Falkland And Newton Of Falkland Community Council

 £299,628

Fife Council

 £663,734

Forward Coupar Angus

 £43,641

Gargunnock Community Trust

 £13,000

Glasgow City Council

 £3,830,867

Glasgow Science Centre

 £10,000

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

 £166,999

Hillhead Housing Association

 £496,119

Inverclyde Council

 £27,188

Killearn Community Futures Company

 £10,154

Kingussie Community Development Company

 £35,632

KPT Development Trust

 £8,000

Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park

 £23,136

Moffat And District Community Council

 £45,049

Moray Council

 £43,750

Muthill Village Trust

 £212,800

NHS Lanarkshire

 £11,951

NHS Lothian

 £52,574

North Ayrshire Council

 £457,450

North Lanarkshire Council

 £38,497

One Dalkeith

 £17,861

Orkney Islands Council

 £770,895

Parsons Green Parent Council

 £7,752

Penicuik Community Council

 £34,300

Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust

 £220,840

Pollokshields Trust

 £11,940

Port Of Inverness

 £26,426

Renfrewshire City Deal

 £50,102

Renfrewshire Council

 £248,086

Rothes Community Council

 £11,940

Rothes Community Council

 £23,060

RSPB Scotland

 £106,547

Scottish Borders Council

 £1,016,649

Scottish Canals

 £10,960,749

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

 £253,773

SESTRAN

 £80,443

South Ayrshire Council

 £156,060

South Lanarkshire Council

 £26,501

Stirling Council

 £982,955

Strathblane Community Development Trust

 £4,680

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust

 £50,180

The Highland Council

 £154,665

The Mull & Iona Community Trust

 £603,603

Transition University St Andrews

 £48,275

Transport For Edinburgh

 £274,938

University Of Strathclyde

 £37,691

Urban Roots

 £42,000

West Dunbartonshire Council

 £47,065

West End Community Council

 £58,959

West Lothian Council

 £511,482

Total

 £32,922,274

The remaining £3,077,726 was allocated to evaluation, administration and programme costs.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.  The reasons why we don’t have the information are explained in the Annex below.

ANNEX

REASONS FOR NOT PROVIDING INFORMATION

The Scottish Government does not have the information

Section 17(1) of FOISA (information not held) requires the Scottish Government to notify you if it does not have the information you requested.  

The Community Links programmed is administered by Sustrans Scotland. While we receive regular reports on the performance of the Community Links fund, these reports do not contain a breakdown of the £36 million committed to Community Links in 2018/19 broken down by Scottish parliamentary region.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

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