Date lodged: 30 August 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-03736 by Keith Brown on 31 October 2016, what criteria it uses to define companies involved in the arms trade.
Answered by: Ivan McKee 28 September 2018
As stated in the answer to S5W-03736, Highlands and Islands Enterprise provided funding figures for a range of activities in businesses that may be targeting defence contracts as part of their operating strategy. Scottish Enterprise used the industry standard sector definition of Aerospace, Defence and Marine to capture company support.