Community Links Fund pledged spend breakdown: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • A breakdown of spend £36 million pledged the Community Links Fund.
  • This information broken down by spend per Scottish parliamentary region.


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:


 Sum of Claimed

Aberdeen City Council


Aberdeenshire Council


Angus Council


Argyll & Bute  Council


Broadford And Strath Community Company


Carse Of Gowrie Group


Central Scotland Green Network Trust


City of Edinburgh Council


City of Edinburgh Council


Clackmannanshire Council


Clydebank Housing Association


Coimhearsnachd Bharraidh Agus Bhatarsaidh (Barra & Vatersay Community) Ltd


Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)


Central Scotland Green Network Trust


Central Scotland Green Network Trust


Dulnain Bridge Community Council


Dumfries & Galloway Council


Dumfries and Galloway Council


Dundee City Council


East Ayrshire Leisure


East Dunbartonshire Council


East Lothian Council


East Renfrewshire Council


Edinbane Community Company


Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust


Edinburgh Bioquarter


Falkirk Council


Falkland And Newton Of Falkland Community Council


Fife Council


Forward Coupar Angus


Gargunnock Community Trust


Glasgow City Council


Glasgow Science Centre


Highlands and Islands Enterprise


Hillhead Housing Association


Inverclyde Council


Killearn Community Futures Company


Kingussie Community Development Company


KPT Development Trust


Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park


Moffat And District Community Council


Moray Council


Muthill Village Trust


NHS Lanarkshire


NHS Lothian


North Ayrshire Council


North Lanarkshire Council


One Dalkeith


Orkney Islands Council


Parsons Green Parent Council


Penicuik Community Council


Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust


Pollokshields Trust


Port Of Inverness


Renfrewshire City Deal


Renfrewshire Council


Rothes Community Council


Rothes Community Council


RSPB Scotland


Scottish Borders Council


Scottish Canals


Scottish Environment Protection Agency




South Ayrshire Council


South Lanarkshire Council


Stirling Council


Strathblane Community Development Trust


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust


The Highland Council


The Mull & Iona Community Trust


Transition University St Andrews


Transport For Edinburgh


University Of Strathclyde


Urban Roots


West Dunbartonshire Council


West End Community Council


West Lothian Council




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.



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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