Dover House

Scotland written question – answered on 7th November 2006.

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Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many times his Department's offices in Dover house have been used by Ministers from the Scottish Executive in each month since May 2005; and what the length of stay was on each occasion.

Photo of David Cairns David Cairns Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Scotland Office, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Northern Ireland Office

The following table shows the number of visits to Dover house by Scottish Executive Ministers and Law Officers in each of the months from May 2005 to October 2006.

Number of visits
May 5
June 6
July 5
August 1
September 5
October 4
November 3
December 16
January 5
February 5
March 5
April 2
May 3
June 2
July 12
August 0
September 0
October 3
Total (18 months) 82

A visit is counted as a day or part of a day. More precise information on the length of stay is not available.

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