Education Scotland spending on foreign trips (visits outside of Scotland): FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/02731  
Date received: 28 September 2018  
Date responded: 12 November 2018
Information requested

You asked for the following information: 

How much Education Scotland has spent on foreign trips (visits outside of Scotland) in each of the last three financial years. Information should include: the number of staff on each trip, the location, the reason for the trip, and the cost of each trip. 

Please provide the information in an Excel table.


Please see attached information as requested. 

Please be aware that the costs shown do not represent expenditure by Education Scotland as costs can be borne by other outside bodies including sponsorships and hosts.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit 
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 

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