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Laptops and routers distributed to pupils for online learning: FOI release

Published: 10 Mar 2021

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

Published:
10 Mar 2021
Laptops and routers distributed to pupils for online learning: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100136544
Date received: 13 Jan 2021
Date responded: 8 Feb 2021
Information requested

How many laptops, funded by the Scottish Government, have been distributed to pupils in Scotland (in a recent statement John Swinney said that "more than 50,000" have been distributed)?

How many internet routers (or other methods of provided internet access), funded by the Scottish Government, have been distributed to pupils in Scotland?

Please provide the information broken down by local authority if possible.

Response

The answer to your question is in the attached annex.

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