Baby Boxes: total expenditure and number issued 2018-2019: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked:

How many baby boxes have been issued during the 2018–2019 financial year and how much has this cost the taxpayer using the same dates.


  • 48,647 Baby Boxes have been issued from 1 April 2018 up until 31 March 2019.

  • The total expenditure for Scotland’s Baby Box from 1 April 2018 up until 31 March 2019 is £8,704,115.39.

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