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Breakdown of spending on travel by Social Security Scotland staff members: FOI release

Published: 1 Mar 2021

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

Published:
1 Mar 2021
Breakdown of spending on travel by Social Security Scotland staff members: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100132055
Date received: 3 Jan 2021
Date responded: 29 Jan 2021
Information requested

A breakdown of spending on travel by members of staff at Social Security Scotland. Broken down by the type of travel (e.g. private car hire, train, bus, taxi, plane and/or otherwise) and the amount spent on that type of travel for 2019-20 and 2020-21.

Response

The information you requested is as follows:

  2019-20 2020-21 ( to 31 Dec 20)
Bus Travel £1,913.50 -
Rail Travel £239,931.14 -
Taxi Travel £3,394.59 £37.60
Air Travel £40,420.90 -
Misc. Travel* £26,191.08 £156.31

* The miscellaneous travel account code includes for example reclaimed travel fares, hotel bookings and fees, car parking and insurance renewals.

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