Information held regarding restructuring loan facility to Burntisland Fabrications Limited (Bifab): FOI appeal

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

Information requested

‘All information held about the £10 million restructuring loan facility (with no fixed repayment prior to 2026) granted to Burntisland Fabrications Limited (Bifab) in 2018. This should include, but is not limited to (A) all internal memorandums and emails and (B) the loan agreement.’


Having given further consideration to the information previously withheld under sections 30(c) and 33(1)(b) during the course of this investigation, we have determined that some of the information previously withheld under these exemptions can now be disclosed. I have enclose a copy of this information.

Please note: this publication contains information disclosed on 4 April 2019 as well as the information disclosed under cover of this letter.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI/18/02772 - Agreement - Restructuring Loan 17.04.18 (004)
FOI/18/02772 - April 2018 Grant Thornton
FOI/18/02772 - May 2018 Grant Thornton
FOI/18/02772 - Ministerial Submission


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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