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S5W-04092: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 27 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government further to the comments in the publication, Enterprise and Skills Review: Report on Phase 1, whether it will provide details of Scottish Development International’s (SDI) current presence in Europe, and what areas would be covered by SDI doubling this.

Answered by: Keith Brown 10 November 2016

The Scottish Government proposes an increase in the number of people working for Scottish Development International in Europe from 20 to 40 over the next two years.

SDI currently has four European offices in Copenhagen, Düsseldorf, Paris and Stavanger. Detailed work, including location proposals, is being undertaken to ensure that additional resources deliver maximum benefit for Scotland.