Primary and Secondary Education policy: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/00943
Date received: 21 March 2018
Date responded: 16 April 2018

Information requested

Communication between Scottish Ministers (and their officials) and the Prince of Wales or his representatives regarding education policy and/or educational provision in Scotland relating to primary and secondary education.

Communication between Scottish Ministers (and their officials) and the following organisations:

  • Business in the Community
  • Scottish Business in the Community
  • The Great Steward of Scotland's Dumfries House Trust
  • The Prince's Teaching Institute
  • Comann Each Nan Eilean

Details, including any associated documents, of any meetings between the above parties which involved discussion of education policy and/or educational provision.

The date range for this request is January 2012 - present.


The answer to your enquiry is that following an extensive search of our records we could find only one document that falls within the scope of your request. This document was previously sent to you as part of FOI/17/01247. My letter to you of 4 December 2017, which was sent in response to your appeal following a review of this FOI, included a schedule of documents. Document 25 listed within this schedule is an email dated 13 April 2012 from The Prince of Wales' Private Secretary to the Scottish Government and falls within the scope of this request.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the request did not produce any additional documents to the one referenced above.

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