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Consultants fees spend for years 2019, 2020 and 2021: FOI release

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


Information requested

The amount of money the Scottish Government spent on consultants fees for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Response

'Consultants fees’ is an unspecific term so for the purposes of answering your request we’ve calculated the total expenditure identified as relating to ‘Consultancy Services’ in the Scottish Government accounting system.

The table below summarises the total value of the invoices held on our financial reporting system for consultancy services expenditure by the core Scottish Government. This is broken down by the financial years 2019-20, 2020-21 and the current 2021-22 financial year up to and including 28/02/2022:

£'s (expenditure by financial year)

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22 (to 28/02/2022)

Total

Consultancy Services

6,104,673

3,918,252

4,139,833

14,162,758

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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