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Transport Scotland policy on media requests: FOI release

Published: 15 Jul 2021

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

Published:
15 Jul 2021
Transport Scotland policy on media requests: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100219784
Date received: 1 Jul 2021
Date responded: 15 Jul 2021
Information requested

1) Please send me all policy documents which inform/ govern/ guide the way your organisation handles media requests and the publication of information. Please include all such documents which mention the Scottish Government, ministers or Scottish Government departments.

2) Please also send me any emails. minutes, memos and documents which update that policy or affect the way it is implemented which have been sent from the Scottish Government to your organisation or from your organisation to the Scottish Government since January 1 2020.

Response

The following links outline our Transport Scotland brand identity guidelines which outlines guidelines for the consistent and effective application of the identity chosen to represent Transport Scotland, as well as Transport Scotland social media brand guidelines which outlines the guidelines set out when portraying Transport Scotland on social media.

Brand Identity guidelines – https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/43974/transport-scotland-brandidentity-guidelines-january-2019.pdf

Social media brand guidelines – https://readymag.com/u12592161/transport-scotland-social-brandguidelines/

There is also our Transport Scotland publication guidance, which I have attached that outlines the steps we must follow and information we need to provide in order to produce a high quality and accessible documents at Transport Scotland.

We do not hold any additional information regarding the specific handling of media requests, however we do try to be as helpful, prompt and transparent as possible when responding to media queries, respective of editorial deadlines.

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Contact

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

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