- Any internal Scottish Government communications (including letters, emails, text or Whatsapp messages) on the subject of the 2021 SQA Awards.
- Any communications between the Scottish Government and the SQA on the subject of the 2021 SQA Awards.
In both cases I would like this information between 28 June 2021 and 12 July 2021.
Attached is a copy of the information requested.
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 exemption under section 38(1)(b) (personal information) of FOISA applies to that information. Information that is not in scope of your enquiry has also been redacted.
An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA (personal information) applies to some of the information requested because it is personal data of a third party, i.e. names and contact details, and disclosing it would contravene the data protection principles in Article 5(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation and in section 34(1) of the Data Protection Act 2018.
This exemption is not subject to the ‘public interest test’, so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
FOI202100226849 - Annex A
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- 27 page PDF
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- 1.4 MB
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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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