Humza Yousaf meeting Orkney & Shetland Council Leaders: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/01447
Date received: 22 May 2018
Date responded: 19 June 2018

Information requested

All minutes and notes related to the meeting between Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf MSP and Orkney & Shetland Council Leaders which took place on 26.10.2017. This should include minutes, notes taken of the meeting, agenda or any other papers pertaining to the meeting including handwritten notes.


While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption under section s.38(1)(b) personal information of FOISA applies to that information. The reasons why that exemption applies are explained below.

Reasons for not providing information

An exemption applies.

An exemption(s) under section(s) s.38(1) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. This relates to personal data the disclosure of which would contravene data protection principles. When responding to any request, we must take care when providing any names and other information about less senior staff as this may be considered unfair and/or unlawful under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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