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Official meeting with Scottish business leaders 20 June 2017: FOI release

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

Published:
1 Jun 2021
Official meeting with Scottish business leaders 20 June 2017: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100190472
Date received: 7 Apr 2021
Date responded: 10 May 2021
Information requested

Please can you provide details of the following meeting.

Scottish Government Minister, Keith Brown, meeting Scottish Business leaders on 20 June 2017.

Details being sought include

1. Pre meeting briefing(s)

2. Any agenda

3. List of attendees

4. Any minutes or notes from meeting

5. Any post meeting action points

6. A copy of the speech/pre-prepared words delivered to attendees

7.Venue, cost of, and details of who paid for dinner

Response

1. Some of the information you requested is attached to this response.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption(s) under section(s) 3(2)(a)(i) of FOISA information which the authority holds on behalf of another person, applies to that information.

2. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

3. This information you have requested is available from the "Ministerial engagements, travel and gifts: June 2017" document which can be accessed here Ministerial engagements, travel and gifts: June 2017 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot) . Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

4. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

5. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

6. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

7.  The event was hosted at Bute House. The cost of the event was £2,111.64.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because there is no information held by the Scottish Government on some of the elements of your request.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption(s) under section(s) s.25(1) Otherwise Accessible) of FOISA applies to that information. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we are unable to provide some of the information you have requested because an exemption(s) under section(s) 3(2)(a)(i) of FOISA information which the authority holds on behalf of another person, applies to that information.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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