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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06636: David Stewart (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 26 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much it spent promoting take-up of the Help to Adapt scheme to enable older people to live independently in their own home, not including the cost of providing assistance to older people.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 3 February 2017

The Help to Adapt pilot was tendered under normal procurement rules as a two year contract which was awarded to the Link Group Ltd. To date the scheme has cost £892,969. Please see the response to S5W-06634 on 3 February 2017 which provides further details of the pilot.