Screening direction in relation to planning appeal PPA-320-2125 Land at former Shanks & McEwan site: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

FOI reference: FOI/18/02722
Date received: 30 September 2018  
Date responded: 25 October 2018
Information requested
You asked for copies of all documents, correspondence, internal and external meeting notes and consultation responses in relation to the screening direction issued by Scottish Ministers in relation to planning appeal PPA-320-2125 Land at former Shanks & McEwan site, 251 Glasgow and Edinburgh Road, Coatbridge, ML5 4UG.

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 of exceptions under regulations 10(4)(e) - Legal Advice, Internal Communication and 11(2) - Personal data relating to a third party. The reasons such why exceptions apply are explained below.

Reasons for not providing information

An exception applies.

An exception under regulation of the EIR applies to some of the information you have requested. 

Regulation 10(4)(e) - internal communications - in relation to internal legal advice, Ministerial briefing and lines to take.

Regulation 11(2) - applicant has asked for personal data of a third party, names, email addresses and or contact numbers.


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FOI-18-02722 - related documents - part 1
FOI-18-02722 - related documents - part 2


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Central Enquiry Unit 
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
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