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St Andrews House flags: FOI release

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

Published:
2 Jul 2020
St Andrews House flags: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000044551
Date received: 9 Jun 2020
Date responded: 23 Jun 2020
Information requested

The equivalent documents to "DAYS FOR HOISTING FLAGS ON BUILDINGS OF THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT 2019" for each year from 2014? Also, please could you supply information on any requests made for flags to fly originating from outside Scottish government since January 2015, except ones to do with royal births, birthdays or marriages: which were put forward, by which organisations and which ones proposed were accepted?

And information on any suggestions made for flags to fly originating from inside Scottish government since January 2015, except ones to do with royal births, birthdays or marriages: which were put forward and which accepted?”

Response

I enclose a copy of most of the information you requested in the attached spreadsheet.
The information requested “DAYS FOR HOISTING FLAGS ON BUILDINGS OF THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT” for each year from 2014 has already been published in relation to a previous FOISA request. Please see the attached hyperlinks.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/foi-18-00261/

https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/foi-eir-release/2019/06/foi-19-01399/documents/foi-19-01399-information-requested/foi-19-01399-information-requested/govscot%3Adocument/foi-19-01399_Redacted.pdf

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the websites listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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