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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/18/02611 Date received: 12 September 2018 Date responded: 10 October 2018
Details of when Richard Lochhead was first told he would be assuming the Further Education, Higher Education and Science ministerial brief, including the relevant correspondence (emails, typed or handwritten notes, letters, phone calls, minutes of meetings, documents or otherwise) that confirms this date.
Richard Lochhead was invited to meet with the First Minister on 30 August 2018 at which time he was invited to join the Scottish Government.
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House