FOI reference: FOI/17/02761
Date received: 12 November 2017
Date responded: 11 December 2017
As a follow up to your FOI on 12th October you asked for:
"Can you please state which level of "star" this accommodation was rated as for each visit?
Please also advise from which part of the Scottish Parliament budget these trips have been funded"
The First Minister has stayed in one 3 star hotel, three 4 star hotels and four 5 star hotels.
The Scottish Government budget is published annually: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/01/8659
The budget incorporating travel costs can be found on page 11: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/01/8659/11
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House