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Ministerial Code regarding Government information: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Published:
17 May 2018
Ministerial Code regarding Government information: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/00992
Date received: 26 March 2018
Date responded: 24 April 2018

Information requested

1. What protocol is in place to ensure that NO official Scottish or U.K government documents or confidential information is shared with the S.N.P executive in either written or verbal form?

2. What protocol is in place to ensure that Mr. Murrell in particular has NO access to Confidential information from the Scottish Assembly or the United Kingdom government in either written or verbal form?

3. Are any official or confidential Scottish or U.K government documents open in Bute House, or the Sturgeon personal household?

Response

In line with the Scottish Ministerial Code https://beta.gov.scot/publications/scottish-ministerial-code-2018-edition/ the First Minister follows all relevant security procedures when handling Scottish Government information (see sections 2.26, 2.27).

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