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Veterans: Scotland

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 71883, tabled on 25 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much funding from the public purse was for charities which support veterans in Scotland in each of the last five years.

Answered on

27 April 2017

The Ministry of Defence holds information on grants made to units and charities undertaking projects with, for, and including veterans in Scotland from Legacy Funds, the Covenant Fund and the Aged Veterans Fund for the years 2012-13 to 2016-17, as broken down below.

Financial Year

£30 million Community Covenant Grant Scheme

£35 million Armed Forces Libor Fund

Aged Veteran's Fund

Covenant Fund

Veterans Accommodation Fund

Grand Total

2012-13

£5,171,422

£240,236

£5,411,658

2013-14

£975,587

£204,000

£1,179,587

2014-15

£967,869

£110,000

£1,101,190

£2,179,059

2015-16

£1,139,118

£1,139,118

2016-17

£3,981,756

£692,982

£4,674,738

Total

£7,114,878

£554,236

£3,981,756

£1,832,100

£1,101,190

£14,584,160