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Private aircraft use by Ministers or Scottish Government officials: FOI release

Published: 1 Dec 2021

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

Published:
1 Dec 2021
Private aircraft use by Ministers or Scottish Government officials: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100247818
Date received: 14 Oct 2021
Date responded: 9 Nov 2021
Information requested

Information on how many times private aircraft (that is, aircraft not operating on a schedule) have been used by Ministers or Scottish Government officials on government business in the past five years.

Response

The answer to your question is that no private aircraft (that is, aircraft not operating on a schedule) have been used by Ministers or Scottish Government officials on government business in the past five years.

Please note that this excludes the Marine Scotland aircraft carrying out standard operational duties. The purpose of these flights is for aerial surveillance as part of our fisheries enforcement responsibilities.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
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