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S5W-22875: Jamie Greene (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 30 April 2019

To ask the Scottish Government how much is spent per person on (a) agriculture, (b) fisheries and (c) forestry in (i) North Ayrshire, (ii) Inverclyde and (iii) Scotland.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 10 May 2019

Figures for Scotland as a whole are available from HM Treasury’s ‘Country and Regional Analysis: 2018’. Identifiable public expenditure per person in 2017-18 on agriculture, fisheries and food and forestry in Scotland was as follows.

Spend per person on (a) agriculture, fisheries and food and (b) forestry (£ per person, 2017-18)

 

Scotland

Agriculture, fisheries and food

£154

Forestry

£14

Source: HM Treasury, Country and Regional Analyses (CRA), 2017-18

The data are not disaggregated by agriculture, fisheries and food sectors individually. Equivalent figures for Scottish local authority areas are not available.