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List of Scottish Government special advisers 2021: FOI release

Published: 29 Sep 2021

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

Published:
29 Sep 2021
List of Scottish Government special advisers 2021: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100235832
Date received: 5 Aug 2021
Date responded: 2 Sep 2021
Information requested

A list of Scottish Government special advisers as of March 24, 2021 and their area of expertise as well as for a list of Scottish Government special advisers as of August 5, 2021, and their area of expertise.

Response

Some of the information you have requested is available from Written question and answer: S5W- 36009 | Scottish Parliament Website. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

You may be interested to know that the current list of Special Advisers and their areas of responsibility can be found at Written question and answer: S6W-00255 | Scottish Parliament Website.

On 5th August 2021, the following Special Advisers were in post:

  • Colin McAllister
  • Stuart Nicolson
  • Jeanette Campbell
  • Ewan Crawford
  • Leanne Dobson
  • Jennie Gollan
  • Davie Hutchison
  • Ross Ingebrigtsen
  • John MacInnes
  • Emily Mackintosh
  • Callum McCaig
  • John McFarlane

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