Arrest of SNP chief executive Peter Murrell: FOI release

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

Information requested

Please provide me with any communications relating to the arrest of SNP chief executive Peter Murrell.


In response to your request I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because exemptions under section 35(1)(a) of FOISA (prevention or detection of crime), and section 38(1)(b) (personal information) apply to some of the information you have requested. The reasons why the exemptions apply are explained in the Annex to this letter.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI - 202300351081 - Annex
FOI - 202300351081 - Information release


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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