Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisers
Greg Hands (Shadow Minister, Treasury; Hammersmith and Fulham, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland pursuant to the answer of
Ann McKechin (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office; Glasgow North, Labour)
The two courses attended by Scotland Office Ministers in the period concerned were attended to enable Ministers to carry out their duties effectively in line with the Ministerial Code. The total cost of the courses was £2,316.85.
Identifying Ministers who undertake training would, or would be likely to, discourage participation in future training sessions, acting as a disincentive for Ministers to undertake formal professional development.