You asked for details of:
- How many contracts the Scottish Government hold with third-party companies or organisations for the provision of travel bookings?
- What specific contractual business function do each of these companies or organisations perform for the Scottish Government?
- How much does the Scottish Government pay, annually, to these companies or organisations for such services?
- Travel fees covering the last three financial years
The answer to your first two questions can be found at https://www.gov.scot/publications/frameworks-and-contracts/.
I have detailed below the answer to your third question, providing a breakdown of the method of travel during the last three financial years.
|2016 – 2017|
|Rail fees paid:||£84,344.11||Bus travel fees paid:||£0.00|
|Air travel fees paid:||£51,503.96||Hire car fees paid:||Data not held|
|2017 – 2018|
|Rail fees paid:||£83,903.93||Bus travel fees paid:||£0.00|
|Air travel fees paid||£42,684.40||Hire car fees paid:||Data not held|
|2018 – 2019|
|Rail fees paid:||£110,167.96||Bus travel fees paid:||£0.00|
|Air travel fees paid:||£32,575.93||Hire car fees paid:||£212,341.12|
Reasons for not providing information - Annex
The Scottish Government does not have the information
The Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have asked for because during the period in question there was a cross-over period between our car hire contracts and the previos suppliers’ management information was reported in a different format.
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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