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Question reference: S5W-35640

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: 1 March 2021
  • Current status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 9 March 2021


To ask the Scottish Government whether it will include co-working offices and studio spaces on Level 4 Strategic Framework Business Grant eligibility list, in light of the impact on their businesses of the instruction to work from home wherever possible that was issued on 4 January 2021.


There are no plans to change the eligibility criteria for the Strategic Framework Business Fund. We have allocated £120 million in discretionary business support funding to Local Authorities enabling them to direct funding towards those businesses unable to access other sources of financial support.