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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
The cost to the Scottish tax payers for Lorna Slater MSP to hire a private boat to the islands.
The cost of chartering a boat for Lorna Slater, Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity and other passengers, i.e., staff from NatureScot and Isle of Rum Community Trust members as well as a Scottish Government official to visit the Isle of Rum on 12th May was quoted as £1200. This information is held in full by NatureScot who arranged the charter.
You may wish to contact them at FOI@nature.scot if you require any further information.
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.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House