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Communication to ministers regarding workplace parking tax: FOI release

Published: 18 Mar 2019

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

Published:
18 Mar 2019
Communication to ministers regarding workplace parking tax: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00471
Date received: 13 Feb 2019
Date responded: 13 Mar 2019
Information requested

 

Letters or emails to Nicola Sturgeon, Derek Mackay or Michael Matheson regarding the workplace parking tax in 2019.

 

Response

 

In response to your request I enclose a copy of most of the information you requested in a PDF format as outlined below:

  • Annex A – Email – Lines for Clearance – Edinburgh Evening News
  • Annex B – Email – For clearance: Budget stage one news release
  • Annex C – Email – Tory LibDems Reax to Workplace Parking – Lines for Clearance
  • Annex D – Letter – from Rona Mackay MSP to Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work
  • Annex E – Email – The Sun – Lines for Clearance
  • Annex F – Email – Message from Scottish Parliament Website
  • Annex G – Letter – from RAC to Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity
  • Annex H – Email – from constituent, titled ‘Tax’
  • Annex I – Email – Legislative delays due to Brexit
  • Annex J – Email – Workplace Parking Tax
  • Annex K – Email – Parking Charge
  • Annex L – Email – Parking Charges at Work
  • Annex M – Email – Workplace car Parking Charges
  • Annex N – Letter – from Loganair employee regarding aviation parking
  • Annex O – Letter – from Annabelle Ewing, with accompanying email from constituent
  • Annex P – Email – Proposed Parking Levy
  • Annex Q – Email – Workplace Car Parking
  • Annex R – Email – Work Car Part [sic] Tax
  • Annex S – Email – Workplace Parking Tax
  • Annex T – Email – Works Car Park Tax and Tourism Tax
  • Annex U – Email – Workplace Parking Tax
  • Annex V – Email – MPO – Proposed Workplace Car Parking Tax
  • Annex W – Email – Workplace Car Parking
  • Annex X – Email – Workplace Car Parking Charges
  • Annex Y – Email – Work Car Park Tax
  • Annex Z – Email – Workplace Car Parking Charges
  • Annex AA – Email – Workplace Car Park Taxes (with accompanying letter)
  • Annex BB – Email – Workplace Car Parking Charges
  • Annex CC – Letter - from Loganair employee regarding aviation parking
  • Annex DD – Email – SNP – Car Parking Levy
  • Annex EE – Email – Parking Levies (with accompanying letter from GMB Scotland)
  • Annex FF – Email – Workplace Car Parking (with accompanying letter)
  • Annex GG – Email – Daily Mail – D&G Council Rules Out WPL
  • Annex HH – Email – Daily Mail – D&G Council Rules Out WPL – lines for clearance
  • Annex II – Email – Scottish Association of Social Work Letter to Derek Mackay
  • Annex JJ – Email – BBS GMS – Councils Rule Out Workplace Parking Levy
  • Annex KK – Email – Car Park Charges
  • Annex LL – Email – Work Parking Charge
  • Annex MM – Email – MSP Letter – Workplace Car Park Taxes
  • Annex NN – Email – Workplace Parking Levy
  • Annex OO – Email – Workplace Parking Levy Letter – First Minister (wih accompanying letter)
  • Annex PP – Email – from constituent, titled ‘me’
  • Annex QQ – Email – Workplace Car Parking
  • Annex RR – Email – Car Parking Tax
  • Annex SS – Bulletin – Help Stop the SNP’s Car Park Tax
  • Annex TT – Letter - from Loganair employee regarding aviation parking
  • Annex UU - Letter - from Loganair employee regarding aviation parking

 

In addition, we have exempted one piece of information under Section 25 of the FOI (Scotland) Act, as this can reasonably obtained without asking for it under FOISA.  We direct you to the associated piece of information which was published on the Scottish Government website:  https://news.gov.scot/news/additional-investment-in-public-services.

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 exemptions under Section 30(b)(1) (free and frank advice and exchange of advice), Section 30(b)(ii) (free and frank advice and exchange of views) and Section 38(1)(b) (personal information) of FOISA applies to that information.  The reasons why the exemptions applies are explained in the Annex to this letter.

 

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