Correspondence relating to the draft Independence Referendum Bill: FOI release

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

Information requested

Copies of correspondence (emails, letters, handwritten notes and/or otherwise) to Mike Russell and/or Nicola Sturgeon from members of the public with any reference to the draft independence referendum bill published 22 March.


The information you have requested is attached at Annex A. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, exemptions under section 38 (1) (b) (Personal Information) of FOISA apply to some of the information requested. The reasons why this exemption applies are explained in Annex B.

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FOI - 202100186133 - Annex A & B


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