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Scottish Government budget allocation for overseas offices: FOI release

Published: 14 Jun 2021

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

Published:
14 Jun 2021
Scottish Government budget allocation for overseas offices: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100204828
Date received: 20 May 2021
Date responded: 10 Jun 2021
Information requested

You asked for the current annual budget allocation for the Scottish Government’s overseas offices, including salary costings, upkeep, day-to-day running and hospitality costs, and which departmental budget covers these costs.

Response

The annual budgets for 2021-2022 for each of the Scottish Government’s overseas offices, for which the Accountable Officer is the Director General: Constitution and External Affairs, can be found in the table below. These budgets cover all costs associated with the operation of each office.

 

2021-22

£000

Beijing, China

550

Washington DC, United States

805

Ottawa, Canada

570

Paris, France

556

Dublin, Ireland

596

Berlin, Germany

555

Brussels, Belgium

2,310


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