UKTI and Scottish Development International
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Angus MacNeil (Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much his Department has paid to (a) UK Trade & Investment and (b) Scottish Development International in each of the last five years.
David Lidington (Minister of State (Europe and NATO), Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Aylesbury, Conservative)
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is a joint non-ministerial Government Department of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The FCO's funding of UKTI is published annually in UKTI's annual report and accounts, memorandum notes, statement of comprehensive net expenditure, available at:
The most recent accounts were laid before the House on
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not pay any money directly to Scottish Development International. The organisation's funding is provided via the UK Government's annual block grant to the Scottish Government.