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UN climate change conference in Bonn, attendance list: FOI release

Published: 7 Dec 2017

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02795
Date received: 7 November 2017
Date responded: 6 December 2017

Information requested

  • The number of people attending from the Scottish Government and agencies, including politicians, civil servants, assistants, security staff, drivers, etc.; and

  • The estimated cost of this exercise including travel, meals, hotels, car hire, security, conference fees, and all relevant costs.

Response

In response to your request, the First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform attended the conference at different times for a wide range of separate engagements and a total of 10 staff supported both Ministerial programmes. The First Minister attended at the invitation of the UN and both Scottish Government Ministers and Scottish Government staff were part of the official UK delegation.

In relation to costs, the information was not held by the Scottish Government at the time of your request. The Scottish Government proactively publishes information on Ministerial engagements and travel on its website.

Information on Ministers' attendance at the conference will be published here once it has been collated and finalised.

About FOI

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
7 Dec 2017
UN climate change conference in Bonn, attendance list: FOI release