Support provided to animal health and welfare: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked for a breakdown of funding in support of animal health and welfare, how much is given to what organisations and on what grounds are the funds to be used for and are they fully transparent in disclosing these funds in the public’s interest.

You requested information for the following financial years:
2020 (Up to 8 January 2021)


Attached is most of the information you requested. 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.

We are also unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption under section 30(c) of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why that exemption applies are explained in the Annex.

About FOI
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI202000110416 - Information released
FOI202000110416 - Annex


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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