Scottish Ministers CCTV equipment: FOI release

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

Information requested

If the Scottish Ministers owns or uses any CCTV equipment manufactured by Hikvision (Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd)?


I can confirm that the Scottish Ministers have a number of legacy items manufactured by Hikvision which are being phased out as part of an on-going security improvement programme.

This response relates to the core Directorates of the Scottish Government and its associated executive agencies. It does not however relate to the Scottish Prison Service (SPS). The SPS website provides advice on how to seek information from SPS: Information (

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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