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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-06041: Claudia Beamish (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much the Association of Deer Management Groups has received from (a) the Forestry Commission Scotland and (b) Scottish Natural Heritage in venison levy to support its work in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 24 January 2017

Details are as follows:

a) Forestry Commission Scotland has not provided any venison levy to support the work of the Association of Deer Management Groups (ADMG) in each of the last five years.

b) Scottish Natural Heritage has provided venison levy to the ADMG as follows:

Year

Total spend

2011-12

£885.56

2012-13

£1,054.41

2013-14

£1,236.95

2014-15

£824.77

2015-16

£3,208.83