Instances of an illegal substance found in Scottish Government buildings: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked “How many times illegal drugs have been found on site in Scottish Government buildings in the last 3 years. Please break this information down by year and building. This should include St Andrews House, Victoria Quay, Atlantic Quay and Saughton House. Could you also please state where on the premises drugs were found, if police were called, and which type of illegal substance this was?”


The numbers of illegal drugs that have been found on site in Scottish Government buildings are below which includes each of the buildings you requested within the last three years:-

Buildings 2017 2018 2019 2020
Atlantic Quay 0 0 0 0
St Andrews House 0 0 0 0
Saughton House 0 0 0 0
Victoria Quay 0 0 0 0

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