Correspondence relating to 'Building a New Scotland - A stronger economy with independence' paper: FOI release

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

Information requested

Any correspondence, meeting minutes, briefings or notes, between the Scottish Government and John Ireland of the Scottish Fiscal Commission, relating to their input in the Scottish Government's 'Building a New Scotland - A stronger economy with independence' paper, as referenced in the FOI response reference 202200325598.


Most of the information you have requested is enclosed in Annex A of this letter. Exemptions under Sections 38(1)(b) (Personal Information) and 30(b)(ii) (Free and Frank Exchange of Views for the Purposes of Deliberation) of FOISA apply to a small amount of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex B of this letter.

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FOI - 202200331356 - Annex A-B


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Phone: 0300 244 4000

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