Marine Scotland funding from EU, Scottish Government and UK Government: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked for details of the funding provided to Marine Scotland from the EU, Scottish Government and the UK Government in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.


The answer to your question is shown in the table below:

Marine Scotland 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
  £m £m £m  £m  £m 
Scottish Government Funding 47.9 45 52.3 52.1 64.7
EU Funding 4.6 4.8 4.7 8 8*
UK Govt. Funding 9.1 6.7 2.7 - 8.1*

* estimated figure

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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