Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) Funding: FOI release

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

Information requested

'Any funding that is given to 'Alcohol Focus Scotland' from the Scottish Government, between the year 01/01/2022 until 01/01/2023. To include any funding give to A.F.S through third party funding/handling.'


The answer to your question is:

I can confirm that £671,692.75 was paid to Alcohol Focus Scotland between 01/01/2022 until 01/01/2023 as per the terms of their grant letters.


March 2022



June 2022


September 2022


December 2022



With regard to the second part of your request ‘To include any funding give to AFS through third party funding/handling’ , the Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because the Scottish Government is not responsible for third party funding that Alcohol Focus Scotland may receive.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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