Scottish Government Special Adviser WhatsApp group titles: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. The titles of WhatsApp groups that Scottish Government Special Advisors are in.


There are four groups that some Special Advisers are in.

  • Two Special Advisers are in the 'IMG' Group (Inter-ministerial Environment and Food) WhatsApp group

  • One Special Adviser in 'RECC' group (Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee) WhatsApp group

  • One Special Adviser in the 'Finance Statement' WhatsApp group

  • One Special Adviser in 'Health Team' WhatsApp group

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