Briefing for Ivan McKee meeting Sanjeev Gupta 7 October 2022: FOI release

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

Information requested

Please supply all items of information held in relation to the briefing prepared for minister Ivan McKee for his meeting / video conference with Sanjeev Gupta, CEO, GFG Alliance on 7 October 2022, and all notes and records of the event.

This is listed in the Scottish Government's ministerial engagements

This should include all material prepared for Mr McKee in preparation for the meeting / video conference, including briefing papers, emails and media clippings, and all notes and records of the meeting / video conference, including any media recordings and transcripts.


The information held by the Scottish Government that falls within the scope of your request has been attached separately for your reference. 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 FOISA apply. The details of these exemptions and why they apply are explained in the Annex B to this letter.

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

FOI - 202300338501 - information released - Annex A
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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