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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5O-04303
Asked by: James Dornan, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 11 March 2020


To ask the Scottish Government what funding is available to local authorities and charities for urban planting programmes.

Current status: Answered by Fergus Ewing on 19 March 2020


The Scottish Government provides over £45m per year of funding for tree planting through the Forestry Grant Scheme, which is available to all land managers including local authorities and charities.

An additional grant contribution is also offered to encourage tree planting projects in urban areas within the Central Scotland Green Network area.