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Spending breakdown of Gaelic language projects and initiatives: FOI release

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


Information requested

1. How much has the Scottish Government spent on projects and initiatives involving the Gaelic language in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022?

2. A breakdown of these costs, eg each project and how much was spent on it?

3. How much money is ringfenced for the Gaelic language over the rest of 2022, 2023 and 2024?

Response

The answers to your questions are as follows;

1.

2017/18

2018/19

2019/20

2020/21

2021/22

2022/23

£28.5m

£28.5m

£28.6m

£27.9m

£31.1m

£29.6m

Figures in table are rounded to nearest £100k.

2. Please see attached. Please note that funding has not been allocated in 2022/23 and therefore does not appear in table.

3. The budget for 2022/23 is set out in the table above. Budgets have not been confirmed beyond this financial year.

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FOI - 202200286004 - Information Released - Annex

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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