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Scottish Government: Thousands of Businesses Benefit from Support Grants, 17 April 2020

The Scottish Government's action to address the damage of COVID-19, sees them pay out more than £215 million to 18,000 Scottish businesses in just two weeks.

The latest Government figures show that 59,385 business grant applications were made to 32 local authorities, and the 18,528 grants awarded so far amount to £215,445,000.

Finance Secretary Kate Forbes said:

“We are doing everything we can to support business at this very difficult time and will continue to listen to and engage with the sector. Our total support for Scottish business now exceeds the £2.2 billion passed on from the UK Government."

See the full report and Kate Frobes statement on the Scottish Government website news sectin HERE.


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