First Minister attendance at King Charles Coronation: FOI release

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

Information requested

Correspondence and notes relating to Humza Yousaf’s attendance at the coronation of King Charles.


We are able to provide some of the information you have requested, see attached documents. I have copied below a hyperlink to Scottish Government news release regarding Coronation events in Scotland, which includes information regarding the First Minister attending the Coronation.

Coronation events in Scotland - (

However, while our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the other information you have requested because FOISA exemptions 38(1) (b) (personal information) and 30(b)(i) and 30(b)(ii) of FOISA (free and frank advice and exchange of views) apply to some of the information requested. The reason why the exemptions apply is explained in the Annex to this letter.

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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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