Correspondence with Permanent Secretary regarding Scottish independence: FOI release

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

Information requested

Copies of correspondence (emails, briefings, attachments, minutes of meetings, minutes of calls, memos and/or otherwise) from and/or to Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans regarding Scottish independence and/or a second independence referendum.


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

An exemption under Section 38(i)(b) (Personal Information) of FOISA applies to some of the information requested. The reasons why this exemption applies is explained in Annex B of this letter.

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FOI - 202100154699 - 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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