Contact information

Our State Aid Team (SAT) acts as the Scottish interface on state aid and offers a range of assistance to help Scottish public bodies to understand and comply with state aid rules. 

Find the relevant contact for any enquiry below.

General enquiries and reporting

For general enquiries, website maintenance, European Commission and WTO reports, email: stateaid@gov.scot

For state aid reporting, email: stateaidtransparency@gov.scot

Address any written communications to:

State Aid Team
Scottish Government
Business Directorate
3rd Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
Glasgow, G2 8LU

Specific enquiries

For specific advice on state aid rules and procedures that might impact on planned public funding for:

  • Energy, Environmental Protection and Low Carbon Economy
  • Climate Change and Water Industry
  • European Structural Funds
  • Digital Strategy and Programmes (including Broadband)
  • Tourism and Major Events 
  • Research, Development & Innovation
  • Investment and Industries
  • Enterprise and Cities

Call 0131 244 1183.

For specific advice on state aid rules and procedures that might impact on planned public funding for:

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Animal Health and Welfare
  • Food, Drink and Rural Communities
  • Fisheries
  • Environment and Forestry
  • Financial strategy and Fiscal responsibility

Call 0131 244 1372.

For specific advice on state aid rules and procedures that might impact on planned public funding for:

  • Transport (Aviation, Freight, Canals, Rail, Trunk Roads and Bus operations)
  • Major inland transport infrastructure projects;
  • Local Government
  • Planning and Architecture
  • Third Sector, Health and Social Care
  • Employability, Skills and Lifelong Learning
  • Housing Supply, Services & Regeneration, Housing Sustainability and Innovative Funding
  • Sport and Physical activity
  • Culture and Creative Industries

Call 0131 244 5220.