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Expenses paid to former Transport Ministers and Transport Secretary Michael Matheson: FOI release

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

Expenses paid to former Transport Ministers and Transport Secretary Michael Matheson: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01995
Date received: 24 July 2018 
Date responded: 22 August 2018
 
Information requested
 

(1) A breakdown of all expenses paid to former Transport Ministers Derek McKay and Humza Yousaf and any to-date for the current Transport Secretary Michael Matheson.


(2) A breakdown of all uses of ministerial cars used by Transport Ministers Derek McKay and Humza Yousaf and any to-date for the current Transport Secretary Michael Matheson.

Response 

(1) Ministerial activity is published on the Scottish Government website. Details include domestic travel costs and overseas costs. They can be found in each tab 2 and 4 of monthly spread sheet.


https://beta.gov.scot/publications/?term=Ministerial engagements&publicationTypes=transparency_data


Further information is also provided in the Annex to this letter.

(2) The information you have requested is available on the Scottish Government website. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.


2010 and 2014:


https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20170401123942/http://www.gov.scot/About/People/14944/travel/MinisterialCarJourneys

2017 - Tab 3 of each monthly spreadsheet:
https://beta.gov.scot/publications/?term=Ministerial engagements&publicationTypes=transparency_data

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