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S5W-11582: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 27 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many vehicles (a) there are in the ministerial car pool and (b) are allocated to (i) its and (ii) Transport Scotland's officials, also broken down by how many are electric.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 5 October 2017

The Government Car Service in Scotland (GCS) provides transport for: members of the Scottish Cabinet and Ministers; Ministers of other UK Administrations when in Scotland; the Lord Advocate and Solicitor General; the Permanent Secretary; dignitaries and advisers, with the approval of Ministers.

The Government Car Service (GCS) operates 24 vehicles of which 6 are hybrid vehicles (3 are plug-in).