Documentation relating to FOI 201900009513 & subsequent review : FOI release

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

Information requested

Written information held by the Scottish Government relating to FOI 201900009513.

  • All case handling files regarding FOI 201900009513 (both the initial response and the subsequent review)
  • All communication, internal and external, regarding FOI 201900009513 (both the initial response and the subsequent review)
  • Any other material related to FOI 201900009513 (such as, but not limited to, details of meetings discussion the case, personal notes etc)

Written information may include, but should not be limited to, meeting minutes and other materials such as power point presentations considered by meeting participants, reports, spreadsheets, and relevant messages, including sent via tools such as WhatsApp, Slack, Yammer, or Signal.


I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.
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 exemptions of FOISA applies to that information - section(s) s.30(b)(i) free and frank provision of advice, section 30(b)(ii) free and frank exchange of views, s.38(1)(b) (personal information) and s.25 information otherwise accessible. The reasons why these exemption(s) apply are in the Annex to this letter.

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FOI-202000049606 Information released - Annex 1


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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