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Cost of 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Published:
8 Dec 2017
Cost of 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/17/02858
Date received: 24 November 2017
Date responded: 28 November 2017

Information requested

How much did the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum cost?

Response

The Scottish Government conducted work on the policy of an independent Scotland up to the independence referendum on 18 September 2014 through the publication of the white paper, Scotland's Future, published in November 2013 and by holding a number of public engagement events, supporting Ministers in setting out their policy on independence. Cost information on this activity is in the public domain in responses to Parliamentary Questions and in publications on the Scottish Government website. The Scottish Government has responded to two Scottish Parliament Questions about the cost of holding the independence referendum in 2014. Links to this information are enclosed below.

Information about the cost of the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.

Question S4W-20080: Fiona McLeod, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014

Question S4W-23717: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2014

Question S4W-18196: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2013

Question S4W-21283: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2014

Question S4W-23719: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2014

Question S4W-21284: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2014

Question S4W-23720: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2014

Question S4W-22236: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2014

Question S4W-27304: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2015

Question S4W-27305: Mark McDonald, Aberdeen Donside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2015

Summer Cabinet Costs

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