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Information on money paid to the Ministry of Defence/Armed Forces to deploy personnel to support the NHS since September 2021: FOI release

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


Information requested

1. How much the Scottish Government has paid to the Ministry of Defence/Armed Forces for personnel deployed to support NHS Scotland since (and including) September 2021.

2. How much the Scottish Government has paid directly to military personnel who have been deployed to support NHS Scotland since (and including) September 2021.

3. All costs associated with military assistance to help support NHS Scotland since (and including) September 2021. Please break this down.

Response

The answer to your questions are provided at Annex 1.

You may also wish to note that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) are still in the process of consolidating costs for some elements of Military Aid to Civilian Authorities (MACA) support provided to the Scottish Government since (and including) September 2021. All MACA support to NHSScotland ceased on 31 March 2022.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

FOI 202200306765 - Information released - Annex A

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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