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Site 6, Almondbank hatchery payments and correspondence: EIR release

Published: 12 Feb 2020

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Published:
12 Feb 2020
Site 6, Almondbank hatchery payments and correspondence: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/202000011965
Date received: 14 Jan 2020
Date responded: 6 Feb 2020
Information requested
  • Copies of all correspondence between the Scottish Government and the Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board and The Tay Foundation/Tay Rivers Trust regarding the hatchery and/or associated land at Site 6, Almondbank.
    This correspondence should include letters, emails and minutes regarding past, current and future management of Site 6 Almondbank and the obligations to maintain and repair damage to the associated access road. Copies of all correspondence between the Scottish Government and the Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board and The Tay Foundation/Tay Rivers Trust.
  • Details of payments, dates and sums, made by the Scottish Government to the Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board or the Tay Foundation/Tay Rivers Trust.
  • Details of all payments, include sums and dates, received by the Scottish Government for rent or other costs of Site 6, Almondbank.
Response

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 an exception under regulation 10(4)(e) (internal communications) of the EIRs applies to that information. The reasons why that exception applies are explained in the Annex to this letter.

Annex
Please find attached to this email the documents being released as part of this EIR request. Some information in these documents has been redacted under regulation 10(4) (e) (internal communications) to remove legal advice from Solicitors working on behalf of Scottish Government, as well as personal information.

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