FOI - Expenditure 2019-2023


Ref No.: 15 23
Request Type: FOI
Date Received: 27/12/23
Date Responded: 10/01/24
Category:  Expenditure 2019-2023


How much money has been spent on WICS in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, with a breakdown of these costs?


Many thanks for your request for information (15 23), which was received by us on 08 January 2024.    

The information requested up to 31 March 2023 is subject to an absolute exemption under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, in that the information is otherwise reasonably accessible to you.

All of WICS’ expenditure is outlined in our Annual Report and Accounts which are all available on our website. The Net Expenditure Statement and the Expenditure Note, in each report provides further and more specific information relevant to this request.

Expenditure from April 2023 onwards will be made available in our Annual Report and Accounts for 2023-24 which is expected for publication in January 2025.

Please can you confirm whether there is additional or specific information on WICS expenditure that you are requesting which is not available on our website?  

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Review Officer
Water Industry Commission for Scotland
First Floor
Moray House

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