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Various questions regarding Scottish Water: FOI release

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

Published:
12 Nov 2020
Various questions regarding Scottish Water: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000080497
Date received: 26 Aug 2020
Date responded: 23 Sep 2020
Information requested

Any documents from or to Scottish Water management and staff referring to :-

  • staff number reduction
  • reducing the amount of business miles covered by staff
  • severance packages for staff leaving
  • proposals for carbon reduction
Response

I will enclose copies of the information you requested in a series of emails. Please note there are 53 files - let me know if you do not receive all documents.

Due to the size of the files we are unable to upload the documents referred to above.
If you wish to consider, please contact us at the address below and we will be happy to provide. 

I can also advise that some of the information you have requested relating to carbon reduction is available online at the following links:

https://scottishwaternetzero.co.uk/
https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/help-and-resources/document-hub/key-publications/delivery-andbusiness-plans
https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/help-and-resources/document-hub/key-publications/annual-reports
https://www.gov.scot/groups/output-monitoring-group/
https://www.gov.scot/policies/water/hydro-nation/

An exemption under section s.38(1)(b) (Personal information relating to a third party) of FOISA applies to all of the information you have requested. Personal information relating to third parties has been redacted in all relevant documents.
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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