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Audit Scotland National Fraud Initiative (NFI) report: correspondence: FOI release

Published: 31 Aug 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
31 Aug 2018
Audit Scotland National Fraud Initiative (NFI) report: correspondence: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/02311
Date received: 24 August 2018 
Date responded: 30 August 2018
 
Information requested

Details of any meetings or correspondence (emails, typed or handwritten notes, letters, phone calls, minutes of meetings, documents or otherwise) between Scottish Government ministers, senior civil servants, special advisers or communications staff regarding the following publication prior to its release date, including the original draft of the publication that was sent to ministers, senior civil servants, special advisers or communications staff: http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/report/the-national-fraud-initiative-in-scotland-201617

Response

I enclose copies of email correspondence between Audit Scotland Communications and the Scottish Government Communications Team in advance of the release of the report on 5 July 2018. Emails from Special Adviser and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work are also attached.

We do not hold any further correspondence on this subject.
In particular I should clarify that this is a report by Audit Scotland on the counter fraud exercise which it leads in Scotland and the Scottish Government did not receive a draft copy for comment prior to its release.

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