Payments made to external suppliers for goods and services: FOI release

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

Information requested

I am requesting information on all payments to external suppliers for purchases of goods and services between 2019-01-01 and 2020-12-31.

What is requested is a list of these payments, ideally in Microsoft Excel format, which contains as much of the following information for each payment as possible.

  • Supplier name
  • Amount paid, excluding VAT
  • Payment date (or some other relevant transaction date)
  • A unique invoice-id or a transaction-id number for each payment.
  • Some description of the nature of the expense


Please see the attached excel spreadsheet containing the information requested.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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