Dear Scottish Sports Council,

I am looking for the funding figures allocated to the sport of football in Scotland. I am looking for the figures from 2010 to 2018 inclusive splitting out those provided to the Scottish Football Association seperately where possible.

Yours faithfully,

Jim Thomas

FOI, Scottish Sports Council

Good afternoon,

I acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request dated 27th
March 2019. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002, sportscotland is obliged to reply to information requests within 20
working days, which means we will send you our response no later than 23rd
April 2019.

Kind regards

Siobhan

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Christopher Knudsen, Scottish Sports Council

Dear Mr Thomas,

 

We refer to your e‑mail of 27^th March 2019 seeking information in
relation to sportscotland’s funding for Football.

 

Having investigated, our response to your request is as follows:

 

 1. The funding figures allocated to the sport of football in Scotland
from 2010 to 2018 inclusive, splitting out those provided to the
Scottish Football Association separately where possible.

 

For the years 2013 – 2018 the information requested is held by
sportscotland. This information is made publicly available through
sportscotland’s website. This information is reasonably accessible as
outlined below. Therefore under section 25 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 we must inform you that as the information is
otherwise accessible we have applied this exemption as part of this
response.

 

However for ease of reference, please find the relevant link to our
website here, where you will find the information requested:
[1]https://sportscotland.org.uk/about-us/in...

 

The information you requested can be found within the following linked
excel documents on that webpage:

o Sports Facility Fund Investment
o Direct Club Investment
o SGBs & National Partners Investment (For context, the Scottish
Football Association is the Scottish Governing Body (or ‘SGB’) for
Football in Scotland.)

 

However, for the years 2010 – 2012, the information requested is also held
by sportscotland but it is not publicly available. Therefore, we are
currently in the process of collating this information and we will provide
this to you as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused
in the meantime.

 

 

To help us, we would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this
response for our records. If you are not satisfied with our response, you
are entitled to ask us to review our decision. You must make this request
within 40 working days of the date of this response, explaining why you
think we should carry out a review, stating the information request to
which this review relates, and the name and address of the applicant for
correspondence. Review requests should be sent to Head of Finance,
sportscotland, Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street,
Glasgow, G40 1DA. Further information on our Freedom of Information
procedures can be found on sportscotland’s website under the Freedom of
Information section at the end of the home page. You will receive the
outcome of the Review Request within 20 working days of receipt of your
request for sportscotland to carry out a review.

 

If you are still dissatisfied with the outcome of your Review Request, you
subsequently have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision either in writing or online. Further details
on this process are available on the Commissioner’s website:
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info. An online appeal may be made to the
Scottish Information Commissioner by following this link
[3]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal.

 

Scottish Information Commissioner’s Details:

Address: Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes
Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.

Email: [4][email address]

Telephone: 01334 464610

Kind regards,

Christopher Knudsen

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FOI, Scottish Sports Council

1 Attachment

Dear Mr Thomas,

 

Further to our email below, please find attached the additional
information held by sportscotland for the years 2010 – 2012.

 

To help us, we would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this
response for our records. If you are not satisfied with our response, you
are entitled to ask us to review our decision. You must make this request
within 40 working days of the date of this response, explaining why you
think we should carry out a review, stating the information request to
which this review relates, and the name and address of the applicant for
correspondence. Review requests should be sent to Head of Finance,
sportscotland, Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street,
Glasgow, G40 1DA. Further information on our Freedom of Information
procedures can be found on sportscotland’s website under the Freedom of
Information section at the end of the home page. You will receive the
outcome of the Review Request within 20 working days of receipt of your
request for sportscotland to carry out a review.

 

If you are still dissatisfied with the outcome of your Review Request, you
subsequently have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision either in writing or online. Further details
on this process are available on the Commissioner’s website:
[1]www.itspublicknowledge.info. An online appeal may be made to the
Scottish Information Commissioner by following this link
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal.

 

Scottish Information Commissioner’s Details:

Address: Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes
Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.

Email: [3][email address]

Telephone: 01334 464610

Kind regards,

Christopher Knudsen

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Christopher Knudsen | Senior Legal Officer | sportscotland
Doges | Templeton on the Green | 62 Templeton Street | Glasgow | G40 1DA

t: 0141 534 6601 | m: 07721118126
w: [4]www.sportscotland.org.uk

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From: Christopher Knudsen
Sent: 23 April 2019 15:35
To: '[FOI #564743 email]'
<[FOI #564743 email]>
Subject: FOI: Football Funding

 

Dear Mr Thomas,

We refer to your e‑mail of 27^th March 2019 seeking information in
relation to sportscotland’s funding for Football.

Having investigated, our response to your request is as follows:

 1. The funding figures allocated to the sport of football in Scotland
from 2010 to 2018 inclusive, splitting out those provided to the
Scottish Football Association separately where possible.

For the years 2013 – 2018 the information requested is held by
sportscotland. This information is made publicly available through
sportscotland’s website. This information is reasonably accessible as
outlined below. Therefore under section 25 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 we must inform you that as the information is
otherwise accessible we have applied this exemption as part of this
response.

However for ease of reference, please find the relevant link to our
website here, where you will find the information requested:
[7]https://sportscotland.org.uk/about-us/in...

The information you requested can be found within the following linked
excel documents on that webpage:

o Sports Facility Fund Investment
o Direct Club Investment
o SGBs & National Partners Investment (For context, the Scottish
Football Association is the Scottish Governing Body (or ‘SGB’) for
Football in Scotland.)

However, for the years 2010 – 2012, the information requested is also held
by sportscotland but it is not publicly available. Therefore, we are
currently in the process of collating this information and we will provide
this to you as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused
in the meantime.

To help us, we would be grateful if you could acknowledge receipt of this
response for our records. If you are not satisfied with our response, you
are entitled to ask us to review our decision. You must make this request
within 40 working days of the date of this response, explaining why you
think we should carry out a review, stating the information request to
which this review relates, and the name and address of the applicant for
correspondence. Review requests should be sent to Head of Finance,
sportscotland, Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street,
Glasgow, G40 1DA. Further information on our Freedom of Information
procedures can be found on sportscotland’s website under the Freedom of
Information section at the end of the home page. You will receive the
outcome of the Review Request within 20 working days of receipt of your
request for sportscotland to carry out a review.

If you are still dissatisfied with the outcome of your Review Request, you
subsequently have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision either in writing or online. Further details
on this process are available on the Commissioner’s website:
[8]www.itspublicknowledge.info. An online appeal may be made to the
Scottish Information Commissioner by following this link
[9]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal.

Scottish Information Commissioner’s Details:

Address: Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes
Road, St Andrews, KY16 9DS.

Email: [10][email address]

Telephone: 01334 464610

Kind regards,

Christopher Knudsen

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