Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture Tartan Week trip: FOI release

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

Information requested

Details of the travelling costs, including costs of Scottish Government Minister Angus Robertson, to fly to North America and back during Tartan Week, which took place on April 6 and finished in a Tartan Day Parade in New York on April 9; can you please confirm if Mr Robertson and his colleagues travelled business or first-class to North America and also provide details of their hotel costs and money spent on food and drink during the week there; can you also provide details of those in attendance at meetings that were minuted during Tartan Week and supply details of the agendas of all meetings that took place during this week?

In addition, can you provide details of any action points that were agreed by Mr Robertson and his staff during Tartan Week and list exactly what these action points were?


The answer to your questions are:





Train Travel







Antigen Tests



Travel and Subsistence costs



The agendas for minuted meetings along with attendance and action points can be found at Annex A.

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