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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-17199: Iain Gray (East Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to encourage food and drink companies to access Flexible Workforce Development funding.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 22 June 2018

The Scottish Government has promoted the Fund through a variety of media channels and has encouraged stakeholder groups to promote the Fund to their member networks.

Colleges have actively promoted the Fund to employers in their area which will take in a wide range of sectors including Food and Drink. In addition, Skills Development Scotland promote the Fund through the ‘Our Skills Force’ website - www.ourskillsforce.co.uk .