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Meeting with Free Church of Scotland attendees: FOI release

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


Information requested

At the Justice Committee meeting on 22nd February 2021 the Cabinet Secretary Humza Yousaf said he "will continue to meet with stakeholders". https://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=13148&i=118981&c=2323643#ScotParlOR

Could you please list the stakeholders Mr Yousaf met or spoke with after the Committee meeting until the publishing of the final freedom of expression amendment on 1st March 2021, and provide all records relating to the matters discussed.

Response

On 26 February the Cabinet Secretary for Justice met with representatives from the Catholic Church. Attached is ANNEX A which outlines notes from the meeting.

On 01 March the Cabinet Secretary for Justice met with representatives from the Free Church of Scotland. Details of this can be found in ANNEX B.

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FOI202100168167 - Annex A

FOI202100168167 - Annex B

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