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Question reference: S6W-24994

  • Asked by: Maurice Golden, MSP for North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 30 January 2024
  • Current status: Answered by Lorna Slater on 21 February 2024


To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it allocated to support food redistribution projects in (a) 2022-23 and (b) 2023-24.


Scottish Government has provided FareShare with the following funding to support food redistribution:

  • 2022 - 2023: £463,000 ; and
  • 2023 – 2024: £315,000.

Scottish Government also indirectly funds Zero Waste Scotland which supports a range of food waste redistribution projects.