Publication - FOI/EIR release

All correspondence between officials and ministers relating to FOI/18/02676: FOI release

Published: 4 Dec 2018
Directorate:
People Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

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

Published:
4 Dec 2018
All correspondence between officials and ministers relating to FOI/18/02676: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03175
Date received: 30 October 2018
Date responded: 27 November 2018
 
Information requested
 
In your request you have asked for the following information:

Any correspondence (emails, letters, phone calls, handwritten notes or any other documents) between the lead official on FOI request 18/02676 and/or Scottish Government ministers and/or the SG FOI Unit and/or special advisers regarding the response to that FOI request. 

 Information should include: a detailed timeline (with dates) of when the lead official contacted ministers/special advisers (and vice versa); any notes or comments or suggestions offered by ministers or special advisers to the lead official; any input from the SG FOI Unit; any advice or comments from ministers/spads rejected by the lead official; any advice or comments from ministers/spads accepted by the lead official; any correspondence (as defined previously) on the use of exemptions; any correspondence (as defined previously) on material to be redacted; any information on delays to the FOI response; any information on who received the FOI to clear, when they responded and what they said; and any information on delays to the FOI response.
 
Response
 
The information you have requested is shown at the Annex to this letter. You will wish to note that information considered to be outwith the scope of your request has been redacted.
 
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