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S5W-02632: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 12 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has invested in shinty in each year since 2007, and how much it plans to invest in each of the next five years.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 26 September 2016

Sport Scotland, the national agency for sport, invests both Scottish Government and National Lottery monies into Scottish governing bodies of sport. The Camanachd Association (CA) is the governing body for the sport in Scotland and is responsible for the promotion of its activities.

Between 2007 and 2015 sportscotland invested £991,770 in the Camanachd Association. sportscotland’s investment into the governing body for the 2015-18 investment cycle is up to £546,000. Investment beyond 2017-18 has not yet been confirmed.

2007-2008

£107,145

2008-2009

£110,000

2009-2010

£150,000

2010-2011

£140,000

2011-2012

£145,000

2012-2013

£146,500

2013-2015*

£193,125

2015-2016

£182,000

2016-2017

£182,000

2017-2018

£182,000

*15 month investment due to sportscotland investment realignment