State aid

Picture of moneyState aid is the use of national money to fund various projects or activities in the UK. A project also known as a scheme, which is funded with public national money, is known as a state aid.  

Defra is responsible for the state aid rules for the UK’s Agricultural and Fisheries related activities which are funded with public money. 

Page last modified: 31 March 2010
Page published: 20 April 2009