A full disclosure of all tax money given as funding to cancer charities, cancer medicine or cancer research.
In accordance with section 21(4) of FOISA, I have also reached a decision on your request.
I am sorry that we did not respond to your original request for this information within the suitable timescales. We have been unable to trace the original request, and therefore it was not recorded and actioned as appropriate.
It is highly unusual that we cannot trace an incoming email. Should you have any future requests, you may wish to consider copying them to our Freedom of Information Unit at email@example.com.
I can now provide our response to your original request.
Thank you for your request dated 05 February 2022 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).
You asked for a full disclosure of all tax money given as funding to cancer charities, cancer medicine or cancer research from 4/2/2021 World Cancer Day to 4/2/2022 World Cancer Day.
I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested. The enclosed information was released based on the following definitions:
- ‘Tax money’ has been defined as money distributed within Scottish Government budgets.
- ‘Cancer charities’ has been defined as funding given directly to those organisations registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator who specialise in cancer.
- ‘Cancer medicine’ has been defined as funding directly used to buy specific medicine to be given to cancer patients.
- ‘Cancer research’ has been defined as funding given directly to research projects/trials which identify causes and/or develop strategies for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of cancer.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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