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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12154: Jamie Greene (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 24 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much has been allocated under the Bellwin scheme to each local authority in each of the last five years to deal with flooding.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 1 November 2017

Additional revenue funding allocated to local authorities over the last five years under the Bellwin Scheme as a result of flooding was as follows:

2013-14 – No claims made.

2014-15 – No claims made

2015-16 – Aberdeenshire Council received £2,065,929;

Angus Council received £362,165;

Perth and Kinross received £750,691; and

Scottish Borders Council received £3,797,731.

2016-17 – No claims made.

2017-18 – No claims have been made to date.