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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-14159: Jamie Halcro Johnston (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 30 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much financial assistance it has provided in each year under the Scottish Growth Scheme.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 8 February 2018

The Scottish Growth Scheme became operational in 2017 with the introduction of the Scottish European Growth Co-investment Programme and the new and additional funding for the SME Holding Fund.

In 2017 just over £23m had been dispersed to 25 companies.

Up to end January 2018, £775,000 had been dispersed to 2 companies.