Date lodged: 23 January 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how much Scottish Natural Heritage’s programme of site condition monitoring has cost in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Mairi Gougeon 6 February 2019
Over the last five years, the annual cost of Scottish Natural Heritage’s Site Condition Monitoring has varied depending on the natural features covered each year and the availability of staff time. These costs were:
- 2013-14 - £975,256
- 2014-15 - £831,252
- 2015-16 - £985,285
- 2016-17 - £786,919
- 2017-18 - £641,557
These costs include Scottish Natural Heritage staff and funded contract monitoring costs.