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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16400: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 3 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much it spent developing growth in women’s enterprise in 2017-18.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 15 May 2018

Through Scotland CAN DO, we have expressed the ambition to be a world-leading entrepreneurial and innovative nation: a CAN DO place for business. Projects being taken forward with our partners range from promoting entrepreneurial mindset in schools to supporting businesses of scale.

The Scottish Government recognizes the immense potential associated with growth in women’s enterprise, and in 2017-18 committed £400,000 to its development. This figure was twice that committed in 2016-17.