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Committees, bodies or groups, policies/projects relating to chronic pain: FOI release

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

Published:
10 Jun 2019
Committees, bodies or groups, policies/projects relating to chronic pain: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01224
Date received: 10 May 2019
Date responded: 10 Jun 2019
Information requested

 

What advisory committees, bodies, or groups have been set up since 2007 to advise the Scottish Government on matters relating to chronic pain.

Who were the members of the advisory committees, bodies, or groups and what amount of grants/funding was given to each committee, body, or group in its lifetime and by whom?

What policies/projects produced by the committees, bodies, or groups resulted in changes to chronic pain patients and what were the actual changes.

 

Response

 

Some of the information you have requested is available from the Scottish Parliament website, using the following link: https://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx?SearchType=Advance&ReferenceNumbers=S5W-01880&ResultsPerPage=10

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. 

 

ANNEX A

An exemption applies
An exemption(s) under section(s) s.25(1) of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.
With regards to what amount of grants/funding was given to each committee, body, or group in its lifetime and by whom, the Scottish Government answered a Parliamentary Question (S5W – 01879) from Anas Sarwar on 7 September 2016 that provided information on this for NCPIG and the Ministerial Steering Group.
https://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx?SearchType=Advance&ReferenceNumbers=S5W-01880&ResultsPerPage=10

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-19-01224 Annexes B,C,D & E

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Contact

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