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Briefings issued to First Minister regarding allegations against Former First Minister: FOI release

Published: 12 Jan 2021

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

Published:
12 Jan 2021
Briefings issued to First Minister regarding allegations against Former First Minister: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000099778
Date received: 19 Oct 2020
Date responded: 30 Dec 2020
Information requested

“Any briefings issued to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, on the subject of (either in total or in part) allegations against former First Minister Alex Salmond. I would like this information from June 2019 to November 2019.”

Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.
The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because, having undertaken adequate and proportionate searches relevant to your request, we did not locate any recorded information falling within the scope of that 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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