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Information relating to the purchase of merchandise: FOI release

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

FOI Reference: FOI/202200308098
Date received: 27 June 2022
Date responded: 14 July 2022

Information requested

  • The cost of Social Security Scotland merchandise in the period 1 May 2021 to 1 May 2022.
  • The cost of Social Security Scotland merchandise in the period 1 January 2022 to present day.


We have interpreted “merchandise” to mean items bought in order to be sold or given away for promotional purposes.

Whilst our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we do not have information relating to cost of Social Security merchandise for the time periods specified. This is because no such items were procured during those time periods.

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