The number of Scottish Government offices in Europe and their associated costs: FOI release

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

Information requested

How many Scottish Government offices there are in Europe; their location (i.e. which country they are located), and provide the costs of maintenance on each building and also provide details of the cost of staffing these offices – giving estimated costs of staffing each office?


The Scottish Government has 6 international offices in Europe, namely Belgium (Brussels), Copenhagen (Denmark), France (Paris) Germany (Berlin), Ireland (Dublin) and London.

The full details of staffing and running costs for all of the Scottish Government's international offices can be found in a FOI published earlier this year - link attached for ease of reference. Scottish Government overseas offices: FOI release - (

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