Coastal Communities Fund - National Lottery Community Fund correspondence: FOI release

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

Information requested

You asked for Copies of correspondence between the Scottish Government and the National Lottery Community Fund relating to the Coastal Communities Fund since April 2018.


I enclose a copy all of the information you requested. To clarify, you will see information provided from the National Lottery Communtiy Fund which is the new name of the Big Lottery Fund.

Some of the information you have requested has been redacted under the following exemption – Section 33(2)(b). 

Under section 33(2)(b), information is exempt if disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice substantially the financial interests of an “administration in the United Kingdom”

An administration’s financial interests will generally concern the management of its financial resources. Information may be exempt if disclosure would have a significant detrimental impact on matters such as the funding of the administration, the revenue raised through taxation, or the availability and cost of borrowing to the administration. Disclosure would (or would be likely to) prejudice substantially the financial interests of an administration in the UK (section 33(2)(b)).

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FoI-19-01029 information released


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Phone: 0300 244 4000

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