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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-17152: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 8 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government (a) how much and (b) what proportion of Scottish Natural Heritage's budget for national nature reserves has come from (i) the Peatland Action Fund and (ii) other similar sources in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 21 June 2018

Year

SNH NNR budget from PAF (£)

Proportion of SNH NNR funding from PAF (%)

* SNH NNR budget from other similar sources (£)

Proportion of SNH NNR funding from other similar sources (%)

2017-18

12,514

0.8

0

0

2016-17

0

0

0

0

2015-16

16,419

1

0

0

2014-15

350,358

17

0

0

2013-14

0

0

0

0

SNH = Scottish Natural Heritage.

NNR = National Nature Reserve.

PAF = Peatland Action Fund.

Scottish Natural Heritage was not eligible for and did not receive any other Scottish Government sourced funding in addition to its Grant-in-Aid (*). The budget figures used above comprise operational/project spending only, staff costs are excluded.