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:

  • European structural funds
  • research, development & innovation
  • investment and industries
  • enterprise and cities
  • 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:

  • tourism and major events 
  • agriculture and rural development
  • animal health and welfare
  • food, drink and rural communities
  • fisheries
  • environment and forestry
  • local government
  • culture and creative industries

Call 0131 244 1325

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
  • digital strategy and programmes (including broadband)
  • employability, skills and lifelong learning

Call 0131 244 1385

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
  • planning and architecture
  • third sector, health and social care
  • housing supply, services and regeneration, housing sustainability and innovative funding
  • sport and physical activity

Call 0131 244 1100