The Scottish Government is preparing to publish a list of attendees and costs for its Scotland House showcase during the Olympic Games, following queries from Liberal Democrats that it spent £400k when it could have used an alternative venue for free.
Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has claimed that spending £400,000 on
hiring the Army and Navy Club in London’s plush Pall Mall to host Scotland House
“when Dover House was available free of charge is a colossal waste of
House was host to a week-long programme of events during the Olympics, with the
purpose of promoting Scotland as a business venue and tourist destination, as
well as highlighting Scotland’s hosting role at the next major sporting games, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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