Thumbnail

Public service reform reporting

Scottish Natural Heritage is required to report certain aspects of our spending under the Public Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2010.

For context, our latest annual report details our contribution towards sustainable economic growth. It also outlines the steps we took in 2016-17 to improve efficiency, effectiveness and economy, which we must also report.

Our financial year runs from 1 April to 31 March.

Read our Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17

Statement of expenditure 2016-17

Statement of expenditure 2015-16

Statement of expenditure 2014–15

  • Payments over £25,000 in 2014–15
  • Public relations: £2,165,544.40
  • Overseas travel: £20,007.04
  • Hospitality and entertainment: £90,084.72
  • External consultancy: £1,918,577.61

Statement of expenditure 2013–14

  • Payments over £25,000 in 2013–14
  • Public relations: £2,812,428.48
  • Overseas travel: £15,313.71
  • Hospitality and entertainment: £82,454.79
  • External consultancy: £2,213,774.09

Statement of expenditure 2012–13

  • Payments over £25,000 in 2012–13
  • Public relations: £2,591,697.07
  • Overseas travel: £15,704.68
  • Hospitality and entertainment: £86,290.43
  • External consultancy: £2,102,704.92

Statement of expenditure 2011–12

  • Payments over £25,000 in 2011–12
  • Public relations: £2,648,257.97
  • Overseas travel: £20,601.14
  • Hospitality and entertainment: £84,503.79
  • External consultancy: £2,236,806.84

Statement of expenditure 2010–11

  • Payments over £25,000 in 2010–11
  • Public relations: £2,916,527.87
  • Overseas travel: £28,468.69
  • Hospitality and entertainment: £96,977.57
  • External consultancy: £2,783,152.17

What’s included?

Expenditure on public relations includes:

  • advertising
  • payment of external public relations consultants
  • work by our staff on external communications
  • any other promotional activity

Expenditure on external consultancy includes:

  • provision of land management advice
  • research contracts
  • provision of landscape advice
  • IT consultancy
  • property consultancy