Liquidity Support Fund: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked for more information on the Liquidity Support Fund for SME Housebuilders:

1. How many recipients were granted loans from this fund?
2. How much money was given out via this fund?
3. How many of recipients have defaulted on the loan?
4. Which Government office is currently managing this fund and its repayment process?


The answer to your question is:

1. Section 25 of FOISA exempts information from disclosure where the requester can reasonably obtain the information without making a request for it.
2. A total of £17,795,918 was loaned.
3. 33 of the recipients defaulted on their loan agreement. 27 of the 38 have fully repaid their loan.
4. Local Government and Housing Directorate - More Homes Division.

Some of the information you have requested is available from

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website(s) listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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