Revealed: where the council spends your cash on Bute

Detailed figures have been published showing how Argyll and Bute Council spent your money in the last financial year - and The Buteman has taken a fine-tooth comb to the numbers to give an idea of how much of that money went to businesses on Bute.

The detail is as below - if any companies are missing or have been listed when they shouldn’t be, please let us know.

Social care: Careplus £321,718, Craigard £119,084, Achievement Bute £64,830, Crossroads (Bute and Cowal) £166,749

Social care (other) (hotels): Victoria Hotel £3,482.

Construction: George Hanson Ltd £144,462; Buckeridge Installations £16,664; John Murray £15,924; T.G. Scaffolding (Bute) Ltd £86,506; Bute Berthing Company £4,000.

Facilities and management services: Rothesay Property Services £2,467; Print Point £5,096.

Construction materials: Ambrisbeg Ltd £7,143; Bute Blacksmiths Ltd £49,544; The Carpet Warehouse £1,835; Bute Signs and Graphics £12,893; Bute Tools £4,967

Vehicle management: W. & J. Duncan £3,547; Bute Motor Company £2,356; Rothesay Motor Services £1,473.

Environmental services: Bute Conservation Trust £45,087.

Arts and leisure (sports clubs and associations): Bute Shinty & Amateur Athletic Sports Club £12,822.

Legal services (legal services/legal opinion - solicitors): Wm Skelton & Co £32,527; Hannay Fraser & Co £1,099.

Sports and playground equipment and maintenance: The Bike Shed £1,576.

Farming, livestock and other animals: James McAlister & Sons £12,708.

No detailed category: Bute Community Land Company £3,931.