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Scottish Government associated Supreme Court costs: FOI release

Published: 2 Aug 2021

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

Published:
2 Aug 2021
Scottish Government associated Supreme Court costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100220493
Date received: 5 Jul 2021
Date responded: 23 Jul 2021
Information requested

All costs to the Scottish government associated with the Supreme Court reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland - European Charter for Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill and the reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland - United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill.

Response

The answer to your question is £44, 816. The final total cost will be higher than this figure as some invoices have not been received. Once the total cost is known, the Scottish Government will publish the figure on the Scottish Government website.

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Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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