Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care trips to Orkney and Commonwealth Games: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. How much did Humza Yousaf's trip to the Commonwealth Games cost and breakdown of these costs and how long was he there for (exact date/s)?

2. Itinerary for Mr Yousaf's trip to the Commonwealth Games and how did he get there and back and costs of this?

3. How much did Humza Yousaf's trip to Orkney and Shetland cost during the week of August 22, including breakdown of costs and exact dates of when he was there? - If he stayed overnight, name of hotel and cost?

4. Itinerary for Mr Yousaf's trips to Orkney and Shetland and his mode of transport there and back? (i.e did he use the Calmac ferries or a private ferry company)?


In terms of part of 1, 2, 3, and some of part 4 of your request I am applying Section 27 (1) since this information is intended for future publication. We will publish the information within 12 weeks and it can be found at the following link:

In terms of part 4, the ferry used to get to Orkney was NorthLink. The Cabinet Secretary flew to Shetland.

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