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Social Security Scotland Disability and Carers Benefit Advisory Group costs: FOI release

Published: 7 May 2019

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

Published:
7 May 2019
Social Security Scotland Disability and Carers Benefit Advisory Group costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00970
Date received: 4 Apr 2019
Date responded: 1 May 2019
Information requested

 

How much has been spent to date on the Disability and Carers Benefit Advisory Group (DACBEAG) and a full breakdown of costs incurred or relating to DACBEAG.

Response

 

The answer to your question is that £7793.46 has been spent to date on the DACBEAG. This is comprised of £3244.21 in financial year 2017/18 and £4,549.25 in the financial year 2018-2019. 

 

These costs relate to spend on venues and refreshments for meetings, travel expenses and the publication of the review into the Group’s work. This can be further broken down as follows:

  2017/18 2018/19
Venue hire and refreshments £3094.21 £3915.43
Travel Expenses £150 £31.20
Publication £0 £602.62

 

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