Dear Scottish Government,

On 22nd January 2021, first minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that there were “essential safety work, as I understand” carried out at Bute House.

Could you please confirm the total cost of these essential safety works, what work was carried out and what company the contract was awarded to.

Yours faithfully,
Scott

Scottish Government

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Dear Scottish Government,

The information you require was noted in the automated response. Scott Meek.

Yours faithfully,

Scott Meek

Dear Scottish Government,

Can you confirm that you now have all the details required to progress with my FOI request and are working to find the information within the set timescales?

Yours faithfully,

Scott Meek

Scottish Government

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