Angus Robertson's meetings with foreign politicians that mentions Scotland has 25% of Europe’s offshore wind potential: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Information requested

Please provide the number of meetings with foreign politicians at which Angus Robertson has mentioned that Scotland has 25% of Europe’s offshore wind potential, since he became the Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture on 20th May 2021. Please also provide the date of the most recent meeting at which Angus Robertson has mentioned the statistic.


The Cabinet Secretary for Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, Angus Robertson has been recorded as having mentioned the above statistic regarding Scotland's potential offshore wind capacity four times during meetings with foreign politicians since 20 May 2021. The most recent recording of this statistic from meetings with foreign politicians was on 4 October 2022. Please note that official meeting notes are not recorded verbatim and due to the specific nature of this request, there may be instances in which this statistic was not directly recorded but may have been included in discussions on the topic of energy.

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