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First Minister daily media briefings' associated costs: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
1 Oct 2020
First Minister daily media briefings' associated costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000087097
Date received: 9 Sep 2020
Date responded: 28 Sep 2020
Information requested

Any costs associated with the First Minister's daily media briefings.

Response

The daily media briefings are hosted by the Scottish Government in one of our buildings and are facilitated by Scottish Government staff.

The only cost incurred is for the British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters. The total cost invoiced and processed for payment for BSL interpreters up to 11 September is £12,905.67.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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