Food for Thought Education Fund: FOI release

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

Information requested

In relation to interest in Education Scotland’s Food for Thought: Education Fund (Phase 9).

"Under the freedom of Information Act, can you tell us what percentage of successful applicants came from the Local Authority sector / Private Sector / Voluntary Sector".


Education Scotland had 91 successful applicants. The breakdown is as follows;

4 were from the private sector – 4.39%

2 were from the Grant Aided sector – 2.19%

85 were from Local Authority – 93.4%

Please note that private Early Years Centres / Nurseries that are in partnership with their Local Authority have been included in the Local Authority figure.

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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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