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Internal communications relating to care homes: FOI review

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

Published:
12 May 2021
Internal communications relating to care homes: FOI review
FOI reference: FOI/202100175968 review of 202000092009
Date received: 15 Mar 2021
Date responded: 14 Apr 2021
Information requested

1) Any and all internal correspondence including emails, instant messaging, texts, emails relating to FOI Request: 202000092009.

Response

I have concluded that the original decision should be confirmed with modifications.

I consider that sections 30(b)(ii) (free and frank exchange of views for the purposes of deliberation) and 30(c) (effective conduct of public affairs) should not have been applied to some of the information, and should be released. The original response has been updated with this information and is attached at Annex A.

I considered that the disclosure of some of this information would not have a substantial inhibiting effect on the exchange on views or substantial prejudice on the effective conduct of public affairs.

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FOI202100175968 - Annex A

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