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Correspondence pertaining to Scottish Rugby Union Limited: FOI release

Published: 8 Apr 2021

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

Published:
8 Apr 2021
Correspondence pertaining to Scottish Rugby Union Limited: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000130487
Date received: 29 Dec 2020
Date responded: 15 Feb 2021
Information requested

1. Copies of any correspondence such as letters, emails or otherwise received by Ministers in the Scottish Government from Scottish Rugby Union Limited from 1 June 2020 to date of submission.
2. Copies of any correspondence such as letters, emails or otherwise sent by Ministers in the Scottish Government to Scottish Rugby Union Limited from 1 June 2020 to date of submission.
3. The reasoning on the decision to allocate £20 Million to Scottish Rugby announced on the 10 December 2020. 
4. Copies of any correspondence such as letters, emails, attachments or otherwise submitted by Scottish Rugby Union Limited in support of their funding request.

Response

Attached is a copy of most of the information you requested.

An exemption under section 33(1)(b) - Substantial prejudice to commercial interests of FOISA applies to some of the information you have requested. Information is exempt under section 33(1)(b) if its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice substantially the commercial interests of any person “Person” includes a public authority, company and partnership.

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