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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

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 .

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.