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Flights taken in financial year 2019/20, routes and cost: FOI release

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

Published:
20 May 2020
Flights taken in financial year 2019/20, routes and cost: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000028715
Date received: 14 May 2020
Date responded: 18 May 2020
Information requested

1) The number of flights taken by Scottish Government ministers, officials and special advisers over the financial year 2019/20.
2) The routes Scottish Government ministers, officials and special advisers have flown over the financial year 2019/20
3) The cost of any flights taken by Scottish government ministers, officials and special advisers over the financial year 2019/20.

Response

I have assumed that all Scottish Government ministers, officials and special advisors means all core Scottish Government Staff.
1) The number of flights in financial year 2019/20 was 6551
2) Details of routes are included in the attached document.
3) Total costs of flights in 2019/20 was £983,277

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