Four nations meetings attended by the First Minister: FOI release

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

Information requested

1) Any minutes, agendas, briefing notes, notes taken by attendees, from four nations meetings attended by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon since January 1.

2) The location, time, date, and attendance list of each meeting, including special advisers and civil servants (anonymised if required).


Some of the information you have requested is enclosed in Annex A of this letter.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, exemptions under Sections 25 (1)(a)(i) and (ii) Information Otherwise Accessible, 27(1)(a) Information intended for future publication, 28(1) Relations within the United Kingdom, Sections 29(1)(a) Formulation of Government Policy, 30(b)(i) Free and Frank Provision of Advice, 30(b)(ii) Free and Frank Provision of Views and Section 38 Personal information of FOISA apply to some of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex B of this letter.

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The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI - 202100151001 - Information Released - Annex A and B


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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