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Question reference: S6W-22796

  • Asked by: Miles Briggs, MSP for Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 10 November 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Neil Gray on 22 November 2023


To ask the Scottish Government, further to previous commitments by its ministers, how much funding in total it has allocated to each City Region Deal to date, also broken down by project.


The Scottish Government has committed over £1.9 billion to the City Region Deals programme and its associated investments. Information on the individual projects funded through the growth deals are outlined in their associated deal agreements.



SG Funding

Full Deal/HOT Documentation

Aberdeen City Region Deal

November 2016

£125 million

Aberdeen Full Deal Doc

Ayrshire Growth Deal

November 2020

£103 million

Ayrshire Full Deal Doc

Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal

March 2021

£85 million

Borderlands Full Deal Doc

Edinburgh & South-East Scotland City Region Deal

August 2018

£300 million

Edinburgh Full Deal Doc

Glasgow City Region Deal

August 2014

£500 million

Glasgow Full Deal Doc

Inverness and Highland City Region Deal

January 2017

£135 million

Inverness Full Deal Doc

Islands Growth Deal

January 2023

£50 million

Islands Full Deal Doc

Moray Growth Deal

December 2021

£32.5 million

Moray Full Deal Doc

Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal

February 2020

£45.1 million

Stirling Full Deal Document

Tay Cities City Region Deal

December 2020

£150 million

Tay Cities Full Deal Document

Argyll & Bute Growth Deal

Heads of Terms: February 2021

£25 million

Argyll and Bute HOT Doc

Falkirk Growth Deal

Heads of Terms: December 2021

£40 million

Falkirk HOT Doc

Total Investment


£1,590.6 million



We have also committed a further £319 million to further projects and programmes linked to the deals which will help to achieve regional economic ambitions. These are further projects proposed by deal partners which the UK Government would not match fund, but which we judged to be important to achieving regional economic ambitions.


Growth Deal: Linked Investments

SG Funding

Aberdeen City Region Deal additional investment

£254 million

Falkirk Growth Deal additional investment

£10 million

Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Region Deal additional investment

£5 million

Tay Cities City Region Deal additional investment

£50 million

Total investment

£319 million