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Meetings between Edinburgh City Councillors and Minsters: FOI release

Published: 31 Dec 2018
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
31 Dec 2018
Meetings between Edinburgh City Councillors and Minsters: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03607  
Date received: 2 December 2018 
Date responded: 28 December 2018
 
Information requested
 
1.    Meetings (if any) between the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work and Councillor Adam McVey (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
2.    Meetings (if any) between the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work and Councillor Alasdair Rankin (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
3.    Meetings (if any) between the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning and Councillor Adam McVey (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
4.    Meetings (if any) between the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning and Councillor Alasdair Rankin (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
5.    Meetings (if any) between the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government and Councillor Adam McVey (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
6.    Meetings (if any) between the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government and Councilor Alasdair Rankin (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
Response
 
The Scottish Government does not hold any information relevant to points 2,4,5 and 6 of your request.
 
Information relevant to the other points is provided below.
 
1. Meetings (if any) between the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work and Councillor Adam McVey (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
A meeting took place on 11 September. There was no formal agenda for this meeting
 
3. Meetings (if any) between the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning and Councillor Adam McVey (City of Edinburgh Council) between May 2017 and December 2018: Dates, Agenda, Venue and Attendance.
 
Two meetings took place:
 22nd August. The agenda for that meeting is attached as Annex A.
 
Most of the information you have requested is available from https://www.gov.scot/publications/?term=Ministerial engagements, travel and gifts&page=1
 
Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.
 
Reasons for not providing information
 
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foi-18-03607 Annex A

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