The rural affairs, food and the environment portfolio draft budget for 2015-16 is £608 million. It funds six areas: EU Support and Related Services; Research, Analysis and Other Services; Marine and Fisheries; Environment and Rural Services; Climate Change; and the Forestry Commission. This briefing details the amount of funding for each area, says what it pays for, and sets out how each area is performing against national indicators. The aim of the briefing is to inform MSPs and stakeholders ahead of scrutiny of the rural affairs, food and the environment portfolio draft budget.
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Published: 31 October 2014
Infographic on the Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment Level 3 budget line EU Support & Related Services: