Publication - FOI/EIR release
Breakdown of meetings with First Minister and Irish Government: FOI release
- External Affairs Directorate
- Part of
- Constitution and democracy, Public sector
Published 27 July 2021
FOI reference FOI/202100220362
Date received 1 July 2021
Date responded 21 July 2021
Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
Details of dates and times the First Minister spoke to the Irish Government in the last three months (1 April 2021 - 1 July 2021).
The First Minister had two engagements with the Irish Government in the three months preceding your request. The details are as follows:
- 11 June 2021, 10:00-12:00 – Virtual attendance at the British Irish Council Summit. 24 Ministers were present (in person or virtual), including from the Irish Government An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD, An Tanaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence Simon Coveney TD, whom the First Minister met as part of the wider discussion between the 24 Ministers. There were no bilateral engagements between the First Minister and any of the three Irish Ministers.
- 29 June 2021, 16:30-17:00 – The First Minister had a phone call meeting with An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD.
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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