Submission to Stonewall Workplace Equality Index: FOI release

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

Information requested

'In a submission to the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, the Scottish Government stated that a briefing was prepared for the Permanent Secretary in July 2018 in relation to work being undertaken to ensure that the Scottish Government returned to the Top100 of the Stonewall index. Under freedom of information legislation, please provide a copy of that briefing, as well as any related correspondence and recommendations made by the Permanent Secretary or her officials in response to the briefing.'


I enclose a copy of the briefing and email correspondence you requested.
An exemption(s) under section 38(1) of FOISA applies to some the information you have requested.

Individual names of Scottish Government staff working below SCS.
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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