Publication - FOI/EIR release

Emails to and from Michael Russell with the word “independence” in them 2020: FOI release

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

Published:
21 Jan 2021
Emails to and from Michael Russell with the word “independence” in them 2020: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000106675
Date received: 3 Nov 2020
Date responded: 2 Dec 2020
Information requested

Copies of all emails to and from Michael Russell with the word “independence” in them (including in the message, an attachment and/or otherwise), from 1 October 2020 to present.

Response

The information requested is attached at Annex A of this request. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, exemptions under section 30(b)(i) Free and Frank Provision of Advice and section 38 (1) (b) (Personal Information) of FOISA apply to some of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex B of the attachment.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG