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'Scotland's right to choose: putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hands' related costs: FOI release

Published: 10 Feb 2020

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

Published:
10 Feb 2020
'Scotland's right to choose: putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hands' related costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000011414
Date received: 9 Jan 2020
Date responded: 6 Feb 2020
Information requested

 

  • All costs associated with the Scottish Government's document 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands'. If possible please break this down into costs on staffing (or staffing hours spent on this), internal costs, external costs such as printing etc.
  • The number of Scottish Government staff involved in the putting together and production of the document 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands'. Please break this down to show the number of civil servants, special advisers, ministers and any other officials.
  • Confirm the date when government officials began planning/putting together the document 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands'.
Response

The external costs associated with the production of the document, 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands', are set out in the table below.

Costs

Task

VAT %

VAT

Net Price

Artwork

20.0

216.03

1,080.17

Creative Design

20.0

265.93

1,329.66

Photography (other)

20.0

25.00

125.00

Project Management

20.0

66.18

330.90

Publishing Services

20.0

6.95

34.77

Web Conversion

20.0

66.79

333.96

Project Management

20.0

75.26

376.32

Buying

0.00

0.00

24.26

Distribution

0.00

0.00

6.51

Production (other)

0.00

0.00

1255.20

Total (GBP)

£722.14

£4897.75

Total including VAT (GBP)

£5618.89

Work on the production of the document, 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands', was taken forward by the Scottish Government’s Constitution and Cabinet Directorate.

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 for this is, in line with usual practice, details of individual tasks carried out by Scottish Government civil servants, Special Advisers and Ministers, including the number of hours spent on them, are not recorded because there is no business need to do this.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

Work on the production of the document 'Scotland's Right to Choose: Putting Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands', began on 13 November 2019.

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