Coronavirus - private facilities for use as a temporary hospital: FOI release

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

Information requested

Can you please advise whether the Scottish Government has any plans to to requisition any private facilities within Glasgow for use as a temporary hospital, amid the current coronavirus crisis.
If so, can you please name said facility.


The Scottish Government have no plans to requisition any private facilities within Glasgow for use at a temporary hospital. However, as you will be aware, we are working with the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow to turn their facilities into a temporary hospital, as a contingency measure.

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