Cost of Digital Planning YouTube videos: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Information requested

"I notice that the Scottish Government has published a number of videos on its YouTube channel about Digital Planning. I would like to request information on how much the Scottish Government has spent on creating these videos such as money paid to external companies."


As the information about Planning services in Scotland is considered ‘environmental information’ for the purposes of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs), we are required to deal with your request under those Regulations.

The answer to your question is that the production of the Digital Planning videos on Youtube has cost £34,305.

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