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First Minister communication with Scottish National Party (SNP) regarding Former First Minister complaints: FOI release

Published: 3 Nov 2020
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
3 Nov 2020
First Minister communication with Scottish National Party (SNP) regarding Former First Minister complaints: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000096056
Date received: 7 Oct 2020
Date responded: 14 Oct 2020
Information requested

Any communications (including letters, emails, text messages, typed or hand-written notes, phone calls) between the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP and the Scottish National Party regarding allegations of misconduct against the former First Minister, Alex Salmond. I would like this information for 01 August 2018 to 31 August 2018.

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested as the Scottish Government holds no recorded information within the scope of your request. 
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

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