Correspondence with Scottish Green Party regarding co-operation agreement: FOI release

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

Information requested

Any correspondence the Scottish Government has had with the Scottish Green Party regarding a co-operation agreement for the Scottish Greens to join or support the Scottish Government. This correspondence should include emails, attachments, typed or handwritten notes, letters, notes/records of phone calls, minutes of meetings, briefings or otherwise. Please limit the time period from 6 May 2021 to the present date.


Some of the information you have requested is enclosed in Annex A of this letter.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, exemptions under Section 29(1)(a) Formulation of Government Policy, Section 30(b)(ii) Free and Frank Provision of Views, Section 30(c) – the effective conduct of public affairs and 38(1)(b) (Personal Information) of FOISA applies to some of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex B of this letter.

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 - 202100211039 - Information Released - Annex A
FOI - 202100211039 - Information Released - Annex B


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

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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