Briefings from civil servants to ministers on Citizens Assembly of Scotland: FOI release

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

Information requested

For all briefings to date from civil servants to ministers on the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland.


The information you have requested is attached with this letter in documents 1 - 42.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, exemptions under Sections 30(b)(i) (free and frank provision of advice), 33(1)(b) (Commercial Interests), 36(1) (Confidentiality in Legal Proceedings) and 38(1)(b) (Personal Information) of FOISA apply to some of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in the Annex of this letter.

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.

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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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