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Ministerial cars and mileages: FOI release

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

Published:
15 May 2019
Ministerial cars and mileages: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01233
Date received: 11 May 2019
Date responded: 14 May 2019
Information requested

 

1. Ministerial cars used within the last year.
2. The mileage that the driver has to travel from their home to the ministers home for all journeys where ministers are being brought into Parliament and St Andrews House and vice versa.

 

Response

I have provided some of the information you requested in the annex below.
While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.
The reason why we don’t have the information is explained in the Annex to this letter.

 

ANNEX
Government Car Service (Scotland) vehicle fleet 2018/19.
 

Make Model
Kia Optima PHEV  
Lexus GS450 Hybrid
Lexus RX450 Hybrid
Mitsubishi  Outlander PHEV  
Skoda  Superb TDI
Skoda Superb tsi
Volvo V90 PHEV
Volkswagan   Passat PHev


REASON FOR NOT PROVIDING INFORMATION
The Scottish Government does not have the information
The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because we do not record individual journey mileage data, as there is no operational requirement to do so.
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

 

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG