School materials created or endorsed by Stonewall, Mermaids, Time for Inclusive Education: FOI release

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

Information requested

In reference to nursery, primary and secondary schools:

1. Whether your organisation has assessed or recommended for use in schools materials created, or endorsed by, the following organisations:

Stonewall -
Mermaids - Homepage - Mermaids (
TIE - Time for Inclusive Education (TIE)

2. Whether Education Scotland has paid money, or made donations to, these organisations. If so, specify amounts.


Please see the attached annex to this letter that will provide you with the information regarding materials from Stonewall and TIE that were recommended for use in nursery, primary and secondary schools.

Education Scotland has not assessed or recommended for use in schools materials created, or endorsed by, Mermaids.

There have been two payments made to Stonewall Equity Ltd for attendance at conferences.

These are payments for services and not donations as follows:

Conference attendance – 26 June 2015 £120.00
Conference attendance – 18 November

There have been no payments made to Mermaids or TIE.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI - 202100205531 - Information Released - Annex


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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