Annex B: Responding to the consultation
This consultation can be viewed and responded to online at: https://consult.gov.scot/freedom-of-information/foi-social-landlords-2
If you do not have access to e-mail, you may still submit your response by post with your completed Respondent Information Form by sending it to:Freedom of Information Unit (2W)
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Consultation commenced on 6 December 2017 and will run for 13 weeks. If you wish to respond to the consultation, please provide your response by 7 March 2018.
Handling your response
We need to know how to handle your response and in particular, whether you are happy for it to be made public. Completing the attached Respondent Information Form will ensure that we treat your response appropriately. If you ask for your response not to be published we will treat it as confidential.
As the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Data Protection Act 1998 any request made to it relating to the responses will be considered in terms of the appropriate legislation.
Following the closing date, all responses will be analysed and considered along with any other available evidence before a decision is made on the precise terms of any resulting order.
If you have given permission for your response to be made public and after we have checked that it contains no potentially defamatory material, your response will be made available to the public.
Comments and complaints
If you have any queries or comments about this consultation exercise please contact Andrew Gunn on 0131 244 5061 or via the contact details above.