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Deputy First Minister’s private office running cost: FOI release

Published: 21 May 2021

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

Published:
21 May 2021
Deputy First Minister’s private office running cost: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100197327
Date received: 24 Mar 2021
Date responded: 20 May 2021
Information requested

How much taxpayers are paying towards secretarial /admin services for John Swinney as Cabinet Secretary for Education.

Response

The total costs for the Deputy First Minister’s Private Office secretarial and admin support for the year 2020/21 (1st April 2020 to 31 March 2021) are £285,372

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