Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture(SASA) Translation, Interpretation and language services costs: FOI release

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

Information requested

Please provide me with the following information for the financial years 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23.

All expenditure made by your organisation, in every facet of its operations and purview, on translation, interpretation, and language services.

Please provide the aggregated total spent by your organisation and then, if possible, please provide this broken down by particular function for which the service was carried out.


The total expenditure for translation, interpretation and languages services in the following years at SASA, a division of the Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate (SG) are:

Year        Expenditure
2020/21   £ 8,407.77
2021/22   £10,414.24
2022/23   £14,178.04

The expenditure was in relation to translation of guidance and information documents issued to seasonal agricultural workers.

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