Ministerial correspondence in relation to Millennium Cohort Study: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/01560
Date received: 5 July 2017
Date responded: 26 July 2017

Information requested

Copies of all communications from 2009 between the Office of the Chief Researcher and Fiona Hyslop (and her office) regarding the results of the Millennium Cohort Study adjusting your previous request FoI/01531.


  1. I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested, that has been identified from document record saved in the Scottish Government's electronic Record and Document Management system (eRDM) system.

  2. The answer to your question is that I provide below the limited correspondence identified between the Chief Researcher of the time Diana Wilkinson and staff and the office of the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning the post held by Fiona Hyslop MSP at the time.

Documents released

Thu 12/11/2009 12:51 – OCR to Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning one page submission (with 5 pages of annexes) regarding the publication of results for Scotland from sweep 3 of the UK-wide Millennium Cohort Study.

Mon 16/11/2009 19:31 – Ackn of subm from PS/Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning (with comments).

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FOI-17-01560 supporting documents part 1.pdf
foi-17-01560 supporting documents part 2.pdf


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
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