Scottish Government Stonewall membership and payments: FOI release

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

Information requested

What was the membership fee given to Stonewall as part of their Diversity Champions programme in 2021-22 by your organisation?

Is your organisation currently a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme?

What additional monies have been given to Stonewall in 2021-22? Specifically, this incorporates:

  • Events/conferences (where, for example, your organisation has purchased tickets to attend or entered raffles or auctions organised by Stonewall). Please name any events/conferences that your organisation attended and the date attended.
  • Other programmes (such as LGВТ Leadership programme, LGВТ Role Model programme, Ally and/or Trans Ally programmes, as well as Train the Trainer programmes).


The answer to your questions are below.

The membership fee given to Stonewall in 2021-2022 was £3,000.

Scottish Government is currently a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme.

A further £9,840 was paid to Stonewall in 2021-2022 for other programmes. These programmes consisted of training sessions focused on: Trans Awareness, Bi-sexual inclusion, and Allyship.

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