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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-11844: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 9 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what funding it is allocating to the Fair Start Scotland programme in each of the next six years, also broken down by how many people it expects will be supported by it.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 27 October 2017

The anticipated spend on Fair Start Scotland based on performance levels set within provider contracts is detailed in the following table. As this is dependent on provider performance this figure is indicative and likely to be subject to some variation. This figure does not include non-supplier costs relating to the delivery of Fair Start Scotland.

Year

Anticipated Spend

 

 

2017-18

£166,000

2018-19

£17,595,000

2019-20

£26,876,000

2020-21

£27,209,000

2021-22

£17,952,000

2022-23

£3,348,000

 

 

Total

£93,146,000

We expect that Fair Start Scotland will support 38,000 people over the three years of referrals for which contracts have been awarded.