Date lodged: 7 December 2018
To ask the Scottish Government which local authorities have used television advertising to encourage applications to the Scottish Welfare Fund.
Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 20 December 2018
Administration funding is given to local authorities by the Scottish Government to maintain the Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF), raising awareness of SWF using this funding is at their discretion. The Scottish Government is not aware of television advertising being used by any local authorities to encourage applications to the SWF.