Cost for The Elizabeth Sword: FOI release

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

Information requested

  1. I make the above FOI for this sword made for the New English king. Who paid for this sword if it was the Scottish Government it was us the tax payers yet again.
  2. What was the overall cost in total for the sword and accessories.

Criminal waste of money when children are going hungry every day.


The Elizabeth Sword was commissioned at the end of 2022 on the initiative of the Lord Lyon King of Arms and with approval of the Scottish Government at a cost of £22,000.00. Please see below hyperlink with press notice regarding “The Elizabeth Sword.”

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