Ministerial briefings provided between 18th May 2021 and 2nd June 2021: FOI release

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

Information requested

All briefings provided to the new Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, the Minister for Children and Young People and the Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training between 18th May 2021 and 2nd June 2021.


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 exemptions under sections s30(b)(1) free and frank exchange of advice; s.29(1)(a) formulation of government policy and s.38(1)(b) personal information of FOISA applies to that information.

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