Correspondence between Scottish Government and Equality and Human Rights Commission: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. Correspondence between the Scottish Government Justice Directorate and the Equality and Human Rights Commission from the months of May, June, July and August 2020.

2. Meeting minutes or other documents mentioning the Equality and Human Rights Commission from the months of May, June, July and August 2020 held by the Scottish Government Justice Directorate.


Attached is a copy of the information you requested at Annex A covering both questions 1 and 2 outlined above.

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 website(s) attached at Annex A then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested. The following exemptions apply:

Section 27(1) - Information intended for future publication
Section 29(1)(a) - Formulation of Scottish Administration Policy
Section 36 (1) – Legal Advice
Section 38(1)(b) – Personal information

More information on the above exemptions can be found at Annex B.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI202000092321 - Annex A.1
FOI202000092321 - Annex A.2
FOI202000092321 - Annex A.3
FOI202000092321 - Annex B


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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