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Michael Matheson - correspondence on the performance of ScotRail: FOI release

Published: 5 Apr 2019

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

5 Apr 2019
Michael Matheson - correspondence on the performance of ScotRail: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00493 & FOI/19/00822
Date received: 18 Feb 2019
Date responded: 29 Mar 2019
Information requested


Any correspondence (letters, emails or otherwise) in November and December 2018 addressed to Michael Matheson on the performance of ScotRail.




Please find the information you have requested in Annex A.

An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA (personal information) applies to some of the information requested because it is personal data of a third party, ie names and contact details of individuals and disclosing it would contravene the data protection principles in Article 5(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation and in section 34(1) of the Data Protection Act 2018.

This exemption is not subject to the ‘public interest test’, so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.


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foi-19-00493 Annex A November 18

31 page PDF
995.6 kB

foi-19-00822 Annex A December 18

97 page PDF
3.4 MB


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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