Jim Mather: Scottish Development International (SDI) is a joint venture between the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Its budget for 2009-10 was £24.3 million.
The majority of Scottish Development International’s budget, £21.7 million, comes from Scottish Enterprise’s grant-in-aid budget. SDI was also allocated £1.7 million from Scottish Government to cover the salary costs of its Scottish Government employees. In addition, SDI received £0.7 million from the Scottish Government to support its work in the Scottish regions and £0.2 million from Scottish Government in support of its work in the education sector.