Civil case against David Goodwillie and David Robertson: FOI release

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

Information requested

Any documents, meetings, communications and discussions between the Scottish Government and Lord Advocate James Wolffe & current Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain (and with Ms Bain prior to Ms Bain becoming Lord Advocate), and Solicitor General Alison di Rollo, and current Solicitor General Ruth Charteris in relation to the events leading up to, and the civil case against David Goodwillie and David Robertson in which Lord Armstrong found the defenders had raped their victim from 1 January 2016 to the date of this FOI request


I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.

Exemptions under sections 30(c) and 38(1) of FOISA apply to some of the information you have requested. The reasons that exemptions apply are contained in Annex C.

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 - 202200294482 - Annex A
FOI - 202200294482 - Annex B
FOI - 202200294482 - Annex C


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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