First Minister travel accommodation and budget allocation: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02761
Date received: 12 November 2017
Date responded: 11 December 2017

Information requested

As a follow up to your FOI on 12th October you asked for:

"Can you please state which level of "star" this accommodation was rated as for each visit?

Please also advise from which part of the Scottish Parliament budget these trips have been funded"


The First Minister has stayed in one 3 star hotel, three 4 star hotels and four 5 star hotels.

The Scottish Government budget is published annually:

The budget incorporating travel costs can be found on page 11:

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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