Date lodged: 6 December 2016
To ask the Scottish Government how many applications it received for its National Basic Payment Support Scheme, and how many of these were successful.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 15 December 2016
As of 12 December 2016, 13,008 applications have been received for the 2016 National Basic Payment Support Scheme, of which only 11 were unsuccessful. Eligible businesses that apply by 14 December 2016 will receive a payment by the end of 2016.