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S5W-22333: Stewart Stevenson (Banffshire and Buchan Coast)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 22 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding how much is spent per person on (a) agriculture, (b) fisheries and (c) forestry in (i) Scotland, (ii) England and (iii) Wales.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 2 April 2019

According to the following table from HM Treasury’s ‘Country and Regional Analysis: 2018’ identifiable public expenditure per person in 2017-18 on agriculture, fisheries and food and forestry in Scotland, England and Wales, was as follows.

Spend per person on (a) agriculture, fisheries and food and (b) forestry (£ per person, 2017-18)

 

Scotland

England

Wales

Agriculture, fisheries and food

£154

£56

£158

Forestry

£14

£1

£1

Source: HM Treasury, Country and Regional Analyses (CRA), 2017-18