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Spectator trial event at Scottish sport grounds: FOI release

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

Published:
23 Feb 2021
Spectator trial event at Scottish sport grounds: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000102651
Date received: 23 Oct 2020
Date responded: 23 Nov 2020
Information requested

In relation to trial events held at Murrayfield, Ross County and Aberdeen FC:

1. I formally request a copy of the reports , emails and letters regarding the conclusions, impact and outcomes from the trial events.

2. In particular I am looking for the reasons why numbers should or not change from the current zero.

3. I also want to see any emails from Prof Leitch regarding the spectator ban.

4. I also request the information presented to the First Minister that resulted in the ban of using changing rooms at Scottish semi pro football games.

Response

1. Please find attached evaluation reports from The Scottish Rugby Union, Ross County Football Club and Aberdeen Football Club on pilot events which held spectators.

2, 3, 4. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

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