Diary information in relation to Paul Johnston and John Swinney: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/02604
Date received: 12 September 2018
Date responded: 9 October 2018
Information requested
“The diary, including full details and relevant documents of any meetings or phone calls, for both John Swinney and Paul Johnston from 18 June to 26 June 2018 inclusive.”

The diary information in relation to Paul Johnston, Director General for Education, Communities and Justice is attached. 

The diary information in relation to John Swinney, Deputy First Minister, is available on our website:


The Deputy First Minister met with Paul on the dates shown in Paul Johnston’s diary. These meetings are not included in the publication for Mr Swinney, as we do not publish internal meetings for Ministers.

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to  provide information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you cannot access the information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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FOI-18-02604 - information released (tabulated)


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Central Enquiry Unit 
Phone: 0300 244 4000 

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 

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