Number of flags purchased: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/00198
Date received: 22 January 2018
Date responded: 8 February 2018

Information requested

In the past five years, how many flags has the SG purchased, and what was the total cost? Could this be broken down by i) the nation of flag and ii) year.


Some of the information you have requested is already available to you as it was previously provided in response to your FoI requests dated 9 July 2013 (FoI/13/01110) and 20 October 2014 (FoI 14/01674). Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have access to this information, then please contact me again and I will send you copies.

We have now completed our search of the relevant information you requested for the period 21 October 2014 to 22 January 2018 (the date of your current request) and the results are listed below.

Saltire 10 2015 £1247.13
European 1 2016 £210.00
Saltire 2 2016 £312.72
Wales 1 2016 £252.00
Transgender 1 2016 £235.08
World Aids Day 1 2016 £235.08
Saltire 10 2017 £1300.08
Total 26 £3792.09

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