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S5W-05162: Monica Lennon (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 29 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how much it will cost to operate the Developing the Young Workforce regional groups each year, also broken down by how much each group will be allocated.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 8 December 2016

The annual cost when all groups are fully operational will be up to £4.2m. The DYW Regional Groups that have been established are supported with Scottish Government funding over a 3 year period. The following table provides the indicative 3 year budget for each group that has already been established.

 

 

 

Allocation

REGION

£000

Ayrshire

748

Dumfries & Galloway

580

Dundee & Angus

685

Edinburgh & Lothian

954

Fife

456

Forth Valley

760

Glasgow

969

Inverness

750

Lanarkshire

1003

Moray

378

North East

600

North Highland

465

Perth & Kinross

495

Scottish Borders

450

West

723

West Highland

480

West Lothian

633